Palaeobotanical applications of incident-light darkfield microscopy

Manfred Barthel, Christopher J. Cleal, Barry A. Thomas

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Abstract

Incident-light darkfield microscopy permits the direct observation of cellular structure of some plant fossils without the need for maceration. It allows the study of leaf epidermis and sporangial structure where it was previously impossible.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1641-1645
Number of pages5
JournalPalaeontology
Volume47
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Nov 2004

Keywords

  • darkfield
  • microscopy
  • fossil plants
  • compressions

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