A guide to collecting and preserving plants
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, 1974 - Crafts & Hobbies - 6 pages
In this paper, we discuss how to collect and preserve plant specimens. Plant pressing, mounting, and labeling techniques are also outlined.
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