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A look inside a plant root...

A look inside a plant root...

Micro World Wallpaper

The subject of the micrograph is a plant root. In more scientific terms, this image is a group cross sections of a monocot plant root. The colors are from the natural plant tissue fluorescence when illuminated by different colors of light. In this case the light is produced by lasers.

ant, photo by Alex Wild

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ant, photo by Alex Wild

It's like having your own microscope! Visit our Zoom Gallery to explore and have fun zooming in and moving around each image.

Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.