Bacteria on Hops Leaf, SEM
Bacteria on the surface of a hop leaf. This bacteria is unidentified. This image was collected at 58,000x and represents a field of view of 1.2um in the horizontal direction. The vine (Humuluslupulus) grows throughout Europe and the Americas. Hops is extensively cultivated for the production of beer. Preparations of its flowers are used in herbal medicine to aid digestion and to relieve fever.
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