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Technique for Studying Arthropod and Microbial Communities within Tree Tissues

DOI :

10.3791/50793-v

5:30 min

November 16th, 2014

November 16th, 2014

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1School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University, 2Acoustic Ecology Institute

We provide a technique to preserve intact tree phloem and prepare it for observation. We create an apparatus called a phloem sandwich that allows for the introduction and observation of arthropods, microbes, and other organisms that inhabit phloem tissues.

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