Cucumber pic 1

Cucumber sample relates to cucumber cross-section slice (…see pic 2)

Cucumber pic 2

Of relevance here, are the number of seeds evident in the cross-section view of the cucumber: owing to the excellent state of health of the plant, less seeds have been produced.

Tomato slices

Similar to the explanation provided for the cucumber (see Pic 2 ), here also, observe that the tomato (left) contains less supportive walls (i.e. outer pericarp and radial pericarp) than the control tomato (right). This is evidence of the production of a more nutrient-dense tomato.