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Bee Pollen Through the Microscope

Bee Pollen

This field of view shows the two most common pollen grains in the first row of Bee Pollen Packets from Florence, Oregon . The mounting medium here has a refractive index of 1.49. This is at equitorial focus.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Eudicots / ORDER: FAMILY: GENUS: SPECIES:

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Faegri, Knut and Johs Iversen, TEXTBOOK OF POLLEN ANALYSIS, Hafner Publishing Company, 1964.

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