Cellular Landscape

Sometimes science looks at things differently. Here, a capsicum under intense magnification reveals a very different aspect to that seen in the grocery store. Millions of tiny cells come together to form the sweet, crisp flesh.

Keeping vegetables crisp and fresh after harvest requires an intricate understanding of how these cells come together. Our scientists are investigating how cell walls degrade over time and use this information to develop storage protocols to extend the shelf life of vegetables.

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