Canadian Forest Service Publications

A rapid method of sectioning dried coniferous needles for mycological studies. 1968. Farris, S.H. Canadian Journal of Botany 46(9): 1109-1110.

Year: 1968

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 27853

Language: English

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DOI: 10.1139/b68-144

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A method is described whereby thin sections of dry herbarium coniferous needles may be cut on a cryostat microtome. Stained, temporary slides suitable for diagnostic and (or) photomicrography purposes may be made in hours. Permanent slides may also be made by this method.