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by leosilv
Wed Sep 05, 2012 2:38 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: coat structure in white bean seeds
Replies: 2
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Re: coat structure in white bean seeds

Unexpectedly , I saw such branched bundles planarly embedded in the thin leaflet just below the external seed surface. Why there? May be they have a role during imbibition. Thanks
by leosilv
Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: coat structure in white bean seeds
Replies: 2
Views: 6970

coat structure in white bean seeds

Hi, while observing detached white bean testa in optical microscopy, I saw some long helical structures - seemingly included in thiny walled pipes (not sure of this) and roughly 20 ยต large - laying onto the coat plane and assembled in branched bundles (jpeg attached). They stain blue in 0.2% toluidi...