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38.6 x 26.7 cm ⏐ 15.2 x 10.5 in (300dpi)
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Rice grains. Coloured Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of five different types of rice grain. From left to right the grains are: Italian risotto rice; natural rice; wild rice; partly boiled (parboiled) rice; and milk rice. Rice is a good source of carbohydrates and is the staple food for about half the world's population. Magnification: x5 at 5x7cm size.
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