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Bee Pollen Through the Microscope

Bee Pollen

The first row from Florence, Oregon Bee Pollen is dominated by this pollen. The mounting medium here has a refractive index of 1.704. This is at equitorial focus.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Eudicots /Rosids ORDER: Rosales FAMILY: Rosaceae GENUS: SPECIES:

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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