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Preservation of Plant Material

Naturevolume 150page661 (1942) | Download Citation

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PRESERVATION of botanical material for teaching purposes is frequently necessary and is commonly achieved by keeping the material in alcohol. With whole plants, or bulky organs, for example many succulent fruits, large quantities of alcohol are required.

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    Crang, A., "Preserving Fruits with âCampdenâ Fruit Preserving Tablets", Ann. Report Agric. and Hort. Research Station, Long Ashton (1941).

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  1. Botanical Department, The University, Manchester, 13

    • L. G. G. WARNE

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