This scanning electron micrograph (SEM) revealed the highly magnified, roughened surface of a Vitis sp., red table grape; Magnified 5751x. Note that what would appear to be a smooth surface by the unaided eye, is actually a roughened surface, capable of harboring bacteria in its cracks and crannies, and therefore, should be thoroughly washed before consuming these scrumptious fruits. Comparing this grape's surface to that of the white table grape, i.e., PHIL ID#s 7556, 7557, 7558, 7559, you'll not that the red table grape's surface is far rougher than the white table grape's.Fresh Facts:
November 18, 2012
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