Dissertation part 4

Following on from visiting the sampling sites for my Dissertation, I have now completed the first part of my research. I have visited each location and applied various treatments on the small leaved lime flowers which I now plan to take back to the lab to carry out some fluorescence microscopy techniques.

The treatments involved bagging the flowers before they open, and once open, carrying out various crosses with other trees, and self fertilisation.This should allow me to determine if this species is self incompatible. Here a few pictures I took of the flowers after I had applied the treatments;

 

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