Onion Root Tip

Here’s the first foldscope image I’ve ever taken. It is a prepared slide of an onion root tip, stained with acetocarmine to visualise the chromosomes. The onion root tip is a great sample to observe the stages of mitosis, however, most of the division is occurring a bit farther back along the root than where…

Live imaging of plant root tips

Imaging live root tips growing under a foldscope. It’s freezing outside (-25 C) but I have some plants growing inside the home. I found a few root tips and mounted in a slide. Take a look; here is an attached video. Imaging live root tips with plants growing under a #foldscope. Although I am in…