Canada balsam


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Synonyms for Canada balsam

yellow transparent exudate of the balsam fir

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medium-sized fir of northeastern North America

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The specimens were processed through maceration, neutralization, cleaning, dehydration (in ascending grades of ethanol from 20% to absolute), finishing in clove oil and xylol and permanently mounted in Canada balsam in microscopic slides (Palma 1978).
Berezovskiy (UCRC) for mounting parasitoids in Canada balsam. Field work was sponsored in part by the program PROSNI (Universidad de Guadalajara), given to G.
A piece of worm colonies of each species with the size of 10 mm x 10 mm was then oriented and mounted in Canada balsam for grinding.
Reagents and Materials The following chemicals were used in the study: alcohol-formalin-Acetic (AFA) - a mixture of 60 ml formalin, 500 ml 95% ethyl alcohol, 40 ml glacial acetic acid, and 400 ml distilled water, 5% glycerine alcohol - a mixture of 95 ml 70% ethyl alcohol, 55 ml glycerin, 70% methyl alcohol - a mixture of 70% ml methyl alcohol and 30 ml distilled water, Methanol, Giemsa stain, and Canada balsam.
Trematodes were stained with acetocarmine and mounted in Canada balsam. Nematodes were placed in a drop of glycerol on microscope slides and identifications were made from these temporary mounts.
This specimen was slide-mounted in Canada balsam and examined, measured and drawn using a binocular compound microscope with attached camera lucida.
They were subsequently slide-mounted using the Canada Balsam technique as described by Palma (1978).
After photographing the specimen, small pieces of dermal and atrial surfaces were wholemounted in Canada balsam for light microscopy and digested in hot nitric acid for spicule cleaning.
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