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Growing kidney bean & spinach plants, soil cross-section time-lapses

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See a kidney bean plant germinate, spreading its roots and sprouting up and up with its undulating green leaves, in this cross-section time-lapse by YouTuber GPhase. Each shot is captured 9 minutes 36 seconds apart at 30 frames per second, a fourth attempt at showing the roots up against the glass in the soil cross-section as it grew. (Roots were hidden in previous attempts.)

kidney bean cross-section time-lapse
Next, a spinach plant time-lapse over 40 days. It shows both the plants’ greens and roots moving every 12 minutes at 40 frames per second. Spot the super tiny saprotrophs in the soil, too.

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