Larval contamination of seeds
X-ray of love grass seeds (Eragrostis superba) from Botswana, at the Millennium Seed Bank at Wakehurst Place, UK. On arrival at the Project all seeds are tested for contamination. In this instance, the seeds have larval contamination, with grubs being seen within some of the seeds and the consignment will be rejected.
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Photo size: 8.8 Mpixels (25.2 MB uncompressed) - 2772x3174 pixels (9.2x10.5 in / 23.5x26.9 cm at 300 ppi)