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Bee Pollen Through the Microscope

Bee Pollen from China

This is one of the common pollen types in the packets of the first row from China Bee Pollen. This is at high focus. The mounting medium has a refractive index of 1.49.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Eudicots / ORDER: FAMILY: TRIBE: 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