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American Journal of Botany


Caption: The extent of cell division in the leaf epidermis alters the extent of cell division in the mesophyll and is a factor regulating blade expansion and ultimate leaf size.

Credit: Courtesy of Michael Marcotrigiano, Smith College, Northampton, MA.

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