Prepared microscope slide: Lycopersicon esculentum leaf x.s. This is the common garden tomato.
Kingdom: Plantae / Subkingdom: Viridiplantae / Infrakingdom: Streptophyta / Superdivision: Embryophyta / Division (Phylum): Tracheophyta / Subdivision: Spermatophytina / Class: Magnoliopsida / Superorder: Asteranae / Order: Solanales / Family: Solanaceae / Genus: Solanum L. / Species: Solanum lycopersicum L.
Synonyms: Lycopersicon esculentum (not accepted by IT IS), Lycopersicon lycopersicum (not accepted by ITIS) , garden tomato.
The main image of Lycopersicon esculentum leaf x.s. is at 40x.
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These images were illuminated using the Pedersen Dual Quarter Wave Technique (PDQWT)*.
Forensics Lab Supply Number 3863350.
This slide was prepared by Triarch from Goe. H. Conant. . Product number is 15-11. Though it way well date back into the 1950s, the slide remains in excellent condition.
*The Pedersen Dual Quarter Wave Technique (PDQWT) involves placing over the source of illumination a pair of one quarter wave polarizing surfaces that are rotated, one against the other, to control the amount of back light on a prepared microscope slide.
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This slide is placed here primarily so that everyone with an interest would be able to view it as though viewing through a microscope.
Image copyright held by Alan J. Pedersen.
Tags: whole mount = w.m. = w. m.
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