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LAB TOPICS

Lab 1 Introduction to plant structure Lab 7 Vascular tissues
Lab 2 Plant cells Lab 8 Anatomy of stems
Lab 3 Analysis of plant genes Lab 9 Anatomy of leaves
Lab 4 Meristems, growth and differentiation Lab 10 Anatomy of roots
Lab 5 Ground tissues Lab 11 Vascular cambium
Lab 6 Epidermis Lab 12 Secondary growth



LAB 1 Introduction to plant structure
(No slides)
 
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LAB 2 Plant cells
View Mesophyll cells from Zinnia
View Section of red pepper
View Starch grains from bean embryo
View Epidermal peel of Tradescantia showing purple pigment in the vacuoles
View Cross section of a pine needle
View Bright field and polarization micrographs of a stem section of Aloe
View Bright field and polarization micrographs of a stem section of Myriophyllum
View Section of pear fruit
View Circular-bordered pits from pine wood
View Electron micrograph of plasmodesmata
 
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LAB 3 Analysis of gene expression
(No slides)
 
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LAB 4 Meristems, growth, and differentiation
View Longitudinal section of Elodea shoot apical meristem
View Longitudinal section of Equisetum shoot apex
View Longitudinal section of Lonicera shoot apex meristem
View Cross section of Salvia shoot apex
View Developmental sequence of leaf initiation in Coleus
View Longitudinal section of Zea shoot apical meristem
View Cross section of Syringa shoot apex
View Longitudinal section of Allium root tip
View Longitudinal section of Botrychium root tip
View Longitudinal section of Zea root tip
View Capsella embryo
 
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LAB 5 Ground tissues
View Syringa leaf cross section
View Castalia leaf cross section
View Myriophyllum stem cross section
View Storage parenchyma in bean cotyledon
View Storage parenchyma in bean cotyledon
View Persimmon endosperm
View Succulent leaf of tumble weed
View Section of avocado
View Cross section of Ranunculus root
View Cross-section of castor bean stem
View Bean stem cross section
View Sambucus stem cross section
View Fibers (extraxylary) in Yucca leaf
View Cross-section of Hoya stem
View Cross-section of Castalia leaf
View Bean seed coat cross section
View Maceration of bean seed coat
 
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LAB 6 Epidermis
View Begonia epidermis
View Clivia leaf
View Epidermal peel of sedum
View Epidermal peel of sorghum
View Trichomes of Eleagnus leaf
View Salvia shoot apex
View Venus fly trap
View Glands on the stem of Limonium
 
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LAB 7 Vascular tissues
View Squashed vascular bundle from Zinnia stem
View Major vein in cleared Zinnia leaf
View Minor vein in cleared Zinnia leaf
View Tracheids from Pinus, a gymnosperm
View Large vessel in ash wood showing several vessel
View Vessel elements of Liriodendron sectioned in two different planes
View Vessel element from Ephedra, an unusual gymnosperm
View Tracheids, fiber tracheids, and xylary fibers
View Cross section of Cucurbita phloem
View Longitudinal section of Cucurbita
View Cross section of Vitis phloem
View Longitudinal section of Vitis phloem
View Sieve elements of Cucurbita stained with IKI and aniline blue
 
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LAB 8 Anatomy of stems
View Stem x.s. of Helianthus (sunflower)
View Stem x.s of Medicago (alfalfa), a typical dicot
View Stem x.s. of Asparagus, a typical monocot
View Stem x.s. of Psilotum, a fern
View Stem x.s. of Adiantum (a fern)
View Stem x.s. of Polypodium (a fern)
View Stem x.s. of Trifolium (clover)
View Stem x.s. of Cucumis (cucumber)
View Stem x.s. of Lycopersicon (tomato)
 
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LAB 9 Anatomy of leaves
View Leaf x.s. of Syringa (lilac)
View Paradermal section of Syringa palisade mesophyll.
View Paradermal section of Syringa spongy mesophyll
View Paradermal section of Syringa minor vein
View Leaf x.s. of Zea mays
View Leaf x.s. of Bouteloua, a C4 grass
View Leaf x.s. of Poa, a C3 grass
View Leaf x.s. of pine
View Leaf x.s. of Taxus (yew, a conifer)
View Leaf x.s. of Podocarpus (a conifer)
View Castalia leaf
View Coleus leaf
View Nerium leaf with guard cells and stomatal crypts
View Zea mays leaf x.s.
View Immature leaves of Syringa
View Higher magnification view of immature Syringa leaf
 
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LAB 10 Anatomy of roots
View Cross-section of immature Ranunculus root (buttercup)
View Higher magnification view of immature Ranunculus stele
View Cross-section of mature Ranunculus root
View Higher magnification view of mature Ranunculus stele
View Root x.s. of Zea mays (corn)
View Root x.s. of Salix (willow)
View Higher magnification view of Salix root
View Branch root with vascular connections to primary root
View Stem x.s. of Lycopersicon (tomato)
 
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LAB 11 Vascular cambium
View Vascular bundle from stem of Ranunculus
View Vascular bundle from the stem of Medicago (alfalfa)
View Stem cross-section of Phaseolus (common bean) with secondary growth
View One-year-old stem of Tilia
View Annual rings in two-year-old stem of Tilia
View Xylem rays in three-year-old stem of Tilia
View Mature primary root stele of Salix (willow)
View Secondary root of Salix
View Secondary stem of Metasequoia showing pith.
View Secondary root of Metasequoia
View Cambium from Pinus with fusiform and ray initials
View Cambium from Juglans (walnut) with fusiform and ray initials
View Cambium from Robinia (black locust)
 
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LAB 12 Secondary growth
View Pine wood with annual rings and resin ducts
View Pine wood rays
View Pine wood showing bordered pits
View Wood from Chaemaecyparus, a gymosperm
View Chaemaecyparus wood with axial parenchyma, tracheids and bordered pits
View Magnolia wood
View Magnolia wood with axial vessels and rays
View Magnolia wood with scalariform perforation plates
View Ash wood
View Ash wood
View Ash wood with axial vessels, simple perforation plates, and rays
View Red oak wood with axial fibers, axial vessels, rays, annual rings
View Red oak wood with uniseriate and multiseriate rays
View White oak wood with ray and axial parenchyma
View Three year old Tilia stem
View Pelargoniumstem with primary growth only
View Pelargonium stem showing initiation of cork cambium
View Pelargonium stem with cork cambium and cork
View Pelargoniumstem with cork and cork cambium
View Lenticel of Sambucus

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