nail polish copies of plant leafs` epidermis

Patricia pwolff at
Tue Jun 13 05:49:10 EST 1995

Hello Everybody,

I am looking for a protocol how to efficiently copy plant leaf`s
epidermis with nail polish (or anything else useful). The plants should
not be harmed by this method,  and it should be able to store the
copies for some time.

Hope somebody can give me good advice...

Patricia Wolff

MPI fuer Zuechtungsforschung koeln
E-mail: pwolff at

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