Amyloplasts in chick pea seeds – In class practical

 Free hand sections of soaked seeds were cut and stained with Iodine solution. Excessive stain was removed by washing with water and slides observed using a foldscope. This post is open to read and review on The Winnower.

What is in Mr. Potato?

The Potato that we eat today originated  in the Andes of South America. We consume a storage organ of the plant called the tuber, which is a modified underground stem. All modern potatoes came from a single potato somewhere in modern Peru. I find this quite amazing. Up until about the late 1500s, the Potato…