Gravity's Rainbow

botany, shoes, books, and justice



From a description of methods for testing pollen viability:

It is postulated that membranes change from a continuous state when hydrated to a discontinuous state when dried. As pollen moisture content is reduced, membrane structure alters; in effect, becoming more porous


Pollen membranes crack when they dry out.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...


  1. I am totally going to use this in my Biological Writing class this week!

  2. Same thing here: I’ll definitely include this brilliant into my introductory course on neuroscience! Thank you!

Leave a Reply

Required fields are marked *.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.