9 December 2015 Issue 40

Colourful vegetables - colourful micrographs

Miloslav Kaláb shows the microscopic beauty of common vegetables

DOI: 10.22443/rms.inf.1.131

In this article right-field optical microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy and scanning electron microscopy are used to show the details of physical structure, distribution of some micronutrients and the beauty of ten of the most common vegetables grown underground as well as above the ground.

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Written by

Miloslav Kaláb


Denise Chabot

Analytical chemistry research technician at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada


Keith Hubbard

Molecular biology technician at Agriculture and Agri- Food Canada (AAFC)

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