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Chandler, J. & Rennison, D., 2005

Pollen Identification for Beekeepers: an illustrated key to accompany Rex Sawyer's book

A CD containing a spreadsheet and many photomicrographs of pollen. The spreadsheet uses filters to narrow down of the identity of the pollen, then you click on a link to see a photograph.

Format CD
Comments and Corrigenda Don't try to run it directly off the CD. Under modern versions of Windows (Vista, Windows 7) you need to copy the contents of the CD to the hard-drive for the links in the spreadsheet to work.
Identify Under a Compound Microscope.
Specimen Prep. Pollen stained in basic fuchsin or safranin in cellosolve.

Malcolm Storey

Taxonomic Scope

TRACHEOPHYTA (vascular plants) Identification Current


original work Sawyer, R., 1981
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