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Bee Pollen Through the Microscope

Bee Pollen

This is one of the pollen types in the packets of the eighth row from Florence, Oregon Bee Pollen. This is at High focus. The mounting medium here has a refractive index of 1.490.

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Kapp, Ronald O., HOW TO KNOW POLLEN AND SPORES, Wm. C. Brown Company, 1969.

Moore, P.D., J. A. Webb, and M. E. Collinson, POLLEN ANALYSIS, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1991