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SEM root

Caption:
Scanning electron microscopy photo of the root of BRS Platina, an improved banana hybrid. Starting from the edge are the root hair, epidermis, cortex, cambium and vascular cylinder, which contains the phloem and xylem vessels. The photo was one of the four runners up in the close up category of the 2012 ProMusa photo contest.
Keywords:
2012 photo contest, Root
Date shot:
April 2012
Locality:
Piracicaba
Province/State:
Sao Paulo
Country:
Brazil
Photographer:
Lanzoni Rossi, Mônica / CENA, University of Sao Paulo