Size Elodea cel

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cmug
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Size Elodea cel

#1 Post by cmug » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:57 am

In school we wan’t to known what the average size is from an Elodea cel.
Can anyone conform I measure it good?
Length 100 micrometer (75µm a 125µm)
Width 30 micrometer ( 15µm a 45µm)
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Re: Size Elodea cel

#2 Post by Grahame » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:35 am

Looks good.
I found a couple of images on the net with field width stated then divided the number of cells into it, rough calculation.
Both gave me around 75 - 80 micron length, 25 width.
Guess it depends on which of the species you have under the scope as well.
Then I found this
https://plato.acadiau.ca/courses/biol/r ... elodea.htm
Have fun

cmug
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Re: Size Elodea cel

#3 Post by cmug » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:42 pm

Top , Thanks. Nice link to website. I think I measure right .

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