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close this bookBiology Demonstration Manual (Peace Corps, 1993, 35 p.)
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Fern spores

Class: 5.

Lesson: Fougs

Rationale: Microscopic preparation of fern spores.


See "Fern sporanges" above. alcohol ( pharmacies)

Procedure: Do the same preparation as in "Fern sporange" except add a drop of alcohol. The alcohol causes the sporange to pop open and release the spores.

Source: Silver Burdett Laboratory Manual. p. 152.