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THUMBNAIL IMAGE LIST


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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
  Extra. Flowers, fruits and seeds



LAB 1 Introduction to plant structure

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LAB 2 Plant cells

Zinnia mesophyll cells Red pepper chromoplasts Starch grains in bean embryo Epidermal peel of Tradescantia
Cross section of a pine needle Brightfield and polarization micrographs Aloe stem Brightfield and polarization micrographs of Myriophyllum stem Section of pear flesh
Circular-bordered pits in pine wood Electron micrograph of plasmodesmata

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LAB 3 Analysis of gene expression

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LAB 4 Meristems, growth, and differentiation

Elodea shoot apex Equisetum shoot apex Lonicera shoot apex Salvia shoot apex
Coleus leaf initiation Zea shoot apex Syringa shoot apex Allium root apex
Botrychium root apex Zea root apex Capsella embryo


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LAB 5 Ground tissues

Clivia leafs Castalia leaf Myriophyllum stem Bean stained for starch
Bean stained for protein Persimmon endosperm Leaf of tumbleweed Avocado flesh
Ranunculus root Castor bean stem Bean stem Sambucus stem
Yucca leaf Hoya stem Castalia leaf Bean seed coat cross section
Bean seed coat maceration

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LAB 6 Epidermis

Begonia epidermis Clivia leafs Sedum epidermis Sorghum epidermis
Eleagnus leaf Salvia shoot apex Venus fly trap leaf Limonium salt glands

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LAB 7 Vascular tissues

Zinnia vascular bundle Zinnia major vein Zinnia minor vein Pine tracheid
Ash vessel Liriodendron vessel Ephedra vessel Tracheids, fiber tracheids, fibers
Cucurbita phloem xs Cucurbita phloem ls Vitis phloem xs Vitis phloem ls
Cucurbita stained with IKI


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LAB 8 Anatomy of stems

Helianthus stem Medicago stem Asparagus stem Psilotum stem
Adiantum stem Polypodium stem Trifolium stem Cucumis stem
Lycopersicon stem

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LAB 9 Anatomy of leaves

Syringa leaf Palisade mesophyll Spongy mesophyll Minor vein
Zea leaf Bouteloua leaf Poa leaf Pine leaf
Taxus leaf Podocarpus leaf Castalia leaf Coleus stem
Nerium leaf Zea leaf Immature Syringa leaves Immature Syringa leaf

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LAB 10 Anatomy of roots

Immature Ranunculus root Immature Ranunculus stele Mature Ranunculus root Mature Ranunculus stele
Zea root Salix root Salix root stele Branch root
Adventitious root

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LAB 11 Vascular Cambium

Ranunculus stem bundle Medicago stem Phaseolus stem Tilia stem - one year
Tilia stem - two year Tilia stem - three year Salix mature primary root Salix secondary root
Metasequoia secondary stem Metasequoia secondary root Pine cambium Juglans cambium
Robinia cambium

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LAB 12 Secondary Growth

Pine wood Pine wood Pine wood Chaemaecyparus wood
Chaemaecyparus wood Magnolia wood Magnolia wood Magnolia wood
Ash wood Ash wood Ash wood Red oak wood
Red oak wood White oak wood Tilia stem - three year Pelargonium stem
Developing cork Developing cork Developing cork Lenticel

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EXTRA: Flowers, friuts, and seeds

Pine wood Pine wood Young anther Microsporocytes
Anther Microspores Mature anther Microgametophytes
Microgametophytes Lily ovary Ovule with embryo sac Dividing microspores
Mature embryo sac Ovule with developing embryo Globular stage embryo Heart stage embryo
Torpedo stage embryo Mature embryo


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