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Plants, Volume 7, Issue 2 (June 2018)
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Cover Story (view full-size image) The deposition of SiO2 as phytoliths within plant tissues, which led to the hypothesis of [...] Read more. The deposition of SiO2 as phytoliths within plant tissues, which led to the hypothesis of mechanical or physical barriers to insect feeding, is not the whole story. Using scanning electron microscopy, we show that silicon, on rice leaf surface, disguises its silicified microstructures like a butterfly with outspread wings to withstand the biotic and abiotic stress. View this paper.