IMAGE OF SCIENCE

Heart of wood

©CNRS Photothèque/Bruno Clair
©CNRS Photothèque/Bruno Clair

Light microscopy is used to observe a cross-section of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) stained with safranin and astra-blue. The image shows the pith (primary growth tissue) in the centre and the transition to wood (secondary growth tissue). Width = 1.6 mm.



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