Photomicroscopy of plant tissue

Plant tissue is very interesting to examine under the microscope. Here are some samples.

Cells from the pith of Vitis 1. Nucleus, with one nucleolus and irregular shape 2. Clusters of starch grains.
Chloroplasts of Viola tricolor leaf. 600X, 5 sec. Chloroplasts are little organelles inside cells that convert sunlight energy to sugars.
Mitosis in telophase. Onion root tip. Mitosis is the process of cell division.
Stomata from Viola tricolor leaf. 600X, 5 sec. Stomata are gatekeepers on leaves who allow or disallow air to enter the plant tissue.

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