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Play a song for me AppleJazz, AppleJazz

Developed in New Zealand, It was launched commercially in April 2004 (References).
But how this Apple Looks like inside?

Let’s start with the skin:

What about the flesh?

Why do apple slices turn brown ?
When an apple is cut (or bruised), oxygen is introduced into the injured plant tissue. When oxygen is present in cells, polyphenol oxidase (PPO) enzymes in the chloroplasts rapidly oxidize phenolic compounds naturally present in the apple tissues to o-quinones, colorless precursors to brown-colored secondary products (References).

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When redcurrant plays the artists

Redcurrant season is arrived!

Personnally, I’m a fan of this berry as jam or pie (thanks to my wife)!

But how looks like this berry under a Microscope?

Let’s take a look by cutting a fragment on the slide.



What about the skin?
We can easily realise that the skin has an higher density of cells).
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And now, the Flesh (that explain the title of this article 😉 )
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Watermelon under Microscope

If you wonder what a watermelon looks like under a microscope, you are in the correct page!

You can see here, the different size from the lens 4x to 100x (1000x with oil).

So from to original scale:










What makes the watermelon red?
A pigment called Lycopene located in the cells of the watermelon.