Virtual Crops®:
Lycopersicon esculentum
-An Anatomy Atlas Please jump straight to the part of the tomato plant you would like to visit by clicking on the appropriate area of the image to the left;
Or, select an entry from the Table of Contents . . .
I. Introduction
1. The Tomato Plant
-----Genetic Resources

II. Tomato Anatomy
1. Flowers&Fruit

2. Roots
-----Root Architecture
-----Root Tip Organization
-----Primary Growth
-----Secondary Growth
-----Cell Types

3. Stems
-----The Shoot Tip
-----Primary Stem Growth
-----Secondary Stem Growth
-----Branch and Leaf Patterns

4. Leaves
-----Leaf Anatomy
-----Leaf Development
-----Variations in leaf shape

III. Other
1. Fun Tomato Links
2. The Authors
3. Works Cited

This page is part of the Anatomy of Crop Plants Project and was researched and produced by undergraduate students enrolled inPLB 105 Developmental Plant Anatomy.

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Introduction | Flowers&Fruit | Roots | Stems | Leaves

© Thomas L. Rost 1996
Section of Plant Biology Division of Biological Sciences