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Halbritter, H., Weber, M., Zetter, R., Frosch-Radivo, A., Buchner, R. & Hesse, M, 2010

PalDat Illustrated Handbook on Pollen Terminology

Terminology and classification of pollen grains.

[A useful reminder that pollen grains are naturally dry, but when slide preps are examined under the light microscope we see them saturated and inflated, and they look quite different.]

Publisher Society for the Promotion of Palynological Research in Austria
Pages 66
Web site http://www.paldat.org/term.php
Illustrations SEM photomicrographs of dry grains, and TEM photomicrographs of sections.

Malcolm Storey

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TRACHEOPHYTA (vascular plants) Background Reading Current
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