Confocal microscopy images showing GFP-tagged Salmonella Newport residing inside and around a stoma of baby spinach leaf before (left) and after (right) 0.5% oregano oil treatment for 10 minutes. A reduction in the bacterial population was seen after treatment.
Upper left: fluorescent image. Upper right: transmitted light image. Lower left: overlaid image from fluorescent and transmitted light images.
This research was performed in the Ravishankar Laboratory.