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Determination of Carbon-14 in Plant Material by Wafer Counting

Nature volume 199, pages 11061107 (14 September 1963) | Download Citation

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A SIMPLE method for quantitatively estimating carbon-14 in plant material (for example, carbon-14 tagged herbicides, as in our own case) is to press the material into wafers and to count these directly with a Geiger or proportional counter.

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    • J. R. CORBETT

    Present address: School of Biological Sciences, the University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, England.

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  1. Department of Plant Sciences, Texas A. and M. College.

    • J. R. CORBETT
    •  & CHARLES S. MILLER

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