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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D2540-6

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Image Number D2540-6

Plant pathologist Lynn Carta (left) and Gary Bauchan (center), director of the Electron and Confocal Microscopy Unit, use a low-temperature scanning electron microscope to view nematode anatomical structures useful for species identification. In the background, support scientist Charlie Murphy adds liquid nitrogen, which is used to preserve the specimens at very cold temperatures.

 

Photo by Stephen Ausmus.


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Last Modified: 7/27/2012