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Re: root tip glues

  • Subject: Re: root tip glues
  • From: brian lee <lbmkjm@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 13:41:44 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Peter,


Excellent photo. Is this root glue cap persistent for long?  It reminds me of Cycad mucilage...when dry this is a thin film...it has hydroscopic properties and when wet, the film expands into a mass of gel...like some of those water absorbing polymers.



--- On Fri, 6/13/08, Peter Boyce <botanist@malesiana.com> wrote:

> From: Peter Boyce <botanist@malesiana.com>
> Subject: [Aroid-l] root tip glues
> To: "Discussion of aroids" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> Date: Friday, June 13, 2008, 12:34 AM
> Dear All,
> Today I took a look through the research collection and
> managed to find a nice flagellifrom shoot of Rhaphidophora
> megasperma with nicely photogenic root cap gel.
> Enjoy!
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