DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Raw (untreated) cotton fibres from the cotton plant (Gossypium sp), coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The boll or seed pod of the cotton plant contains the white cotton (cellulose) fibres. Once the seed pod has opened the raw cotton fibres dry out and can be harvested and made into textile fabrics and other cotton containing products. Magnification: x260 when shortest axis printed at 25 millimetres.
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