Hops Leaf SEM

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SEM image of the surface of a hop leaf.  The thorn structure is designed to detour predators from eating the leaf.  It is these modified trichome structures that make the plant difficult to handle. this image was collected at 1,240x and represents a field of view of .1mm in the horizontal direction.
SEM image of the surface of a hop leaf. The thorn structure is designed to detour predators from eating the leaf. It is these modified trichome structures that make the plant difficult to handle. this image was collected at 1,240x and represents a field of view of .1mm in the horizontal direction.
Filename: K15SEM-hopsleaf017.jpg
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