University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

17-443 Plant Microtechniques F(1-5)

An introduction to methods of preparing plant materials for microscopy. Students will select three modules from the following: scanning electron microscopy; transmission electron microscopy; specialized techniques for light microscopy; paraffin embedding techniques; epiillumination techniques (the dissection, staining and photography of developmental stages of floral and vegetative meristems); photomicroscopy; colloidal gold labelling. Students are expected to be familiar with basic plant structure.

Prerequisites: permission of the instructor.

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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