The agriculture and forestry microscope slide sets provide close-up study of the harmful and beneficial effects of the environment and other organisms on plants found on farms or in the forest. Examine fungi that cause diseases; bacteria, parasites and environmental factors that harm crops; and the effects of animals, symbiosis and soil conditions. Each slide set includes a full-color brochure with corresponding pictures.
Agriculture and Forestry Slide Set II includes 22 microscope slides: • Ascaris megalocephala, roundworm of horses, adult female t.s. through midbody • Bacillus anthracis, wool sorters disease, smear stained for bacteria • Bacterium erysipelatos, causing red murrain, smear stained for bacteria • Beech (Fagus), healthy leaves t.s. • Beech (Fagus), t.s. of leaves with destroyed epidermis and chloroplasts • Damaged lichen, caused by air pollution • Early leaf fall, caused by thawing salt • Eimeria stiedae, coccidiosis, sec. of infected rabbit liver • Fasciola hepatica, beef liver fluke, ova w.m. • Fir (Abies), healthy leaves, t.s. • Fir (Abies), stem tip damaged t.s. • Healthy lichen, indicator of clean air • Healthy wood of beech, t.s. • Pine (Pinus), healthy leaves, t.s. • Pine (Pinus) leaves damaged by acid rain, t.s. • Polyporus, wood rot fungus, fruiting body t.s. • Rhytisma acerinum, tar spot of maples, consequence of single-crop farming • Taenia, tapeworm, proglottids t.s. • Trichinella spiralis, encysted larvae in muscle l.s. • Trypanosoma equiperdum, causing dourine in horses, blood smear showing parasites • Tuberculous lung of cow t.s. • Wood destroyed by fungus