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19.6 x 15.7 cm ⏐ 7.7 x 6.2 in (300dpi)
TED KINSMAN / SCIENCE SOURCE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TED KINSMAN / SCIENCE SOURCE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Cannabis plant. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the surface of a cannabis (Cannabis sativa) plant bud. Glandular cells called trichomes are also present. These are capitate trichomes that have stalks. These trichomes secrete a resin containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active component of cannabis when used as a drug. Magnification is 180x when printed 10 cm wide.
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