Technical notes on the preparation of leaf and epidermis specimens for reference collections and archaeobotanical investigations

Andrew Fairbairn

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    Abstract

    Technical notes are provided for the preparation of reference specimens and archaeological specimens of leaves and epidermis fragments (including cuticles) for transmitted light microscopy. Equipment requirements, logistical considerations and processing steps are outlined and a method of clearing, staining and mounting is described and evaluated.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)167-175
    JournalEnvironmental Archaeology
    Volume8
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2003

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