[Plant-education] fava bean seed/epidermal peels

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> I can't offer a source for fava beans, but I hear they go well with liver 
> and a nice chianti.

How true that is, Clarice!

Dr. Hannibal Lecter sez:

A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans 
and a nice chianti. Fffffffff!!!


"Jensen, Douglas" <Doug.Jensen at Converse.edu> wrote in message 
news:mailman.979.1138979531.29584.plant-ed at net.bio.net...
> Roxanne,
>
> I've nearly always had success getting epidermal peels from Kalanchoe,
> Sedum, and Allium bulbs, if they will suit your purposes.  Leaves that
> are not succulent are more difficult.  We've had good results coating
> them with nail polish, waiting for it to dry, and peeling it off the
> leaf surface.  Students won't see the actual cells, so you can't do
> experiments on them, but the cell shapes and patterns are easy to see.
>
>
> I can't offer a source for fava beans, but I hear they go well with
> liver and a nice chianti.
>
> Doug
> ________________________________
> Douglas P. Jensen
> Assistant Professor and Chair of Biology
> Converse College
> Spartanburg, South Carolina, 29302
> douglas.jensen at converse.edu
> (864)596-9123
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:plant-ed-bounces at oat.bio.indiana.edu] On Behalf Of Fisher,
> Roxanne
> Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 2:36 PM
> To: plant-ed at magpie.bio.indiana.edu
> Subject: [Plant-education] fava bean seed/epidermal peels
>
> Dear Plant-Ed folks:
>
>
>
> Does anyone know of a source for fava bean seeds? I've needed them in
> the past because fava bean plants are really good for epidermal peels.
> Alternatively, does anyone know of another common plant which is good
> for epidermal peels?
>
>
>
> Thanks!
>
>
>
> Roxanne
>
>
>
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