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Official Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society

Fig. 3 | Journal of Wood Science

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From: Intra-annual dynamics of cambial and xylem phenology in subalpine conifers at Deogyusan National Park in the Republic of Korea

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Sample preparation process. a collection of micro-samples using a Trephor, b cutting a cross-section of the embedded micro-samples in PEG2000 (polyethylene glycol 2000) using a sliding microtome of thickness 6–12 μm, and c observation of thin sections under light (left) and polarized microscopes (right) to identify the cambial zone and xylem cells during enlarging, cell-wall thickening, and mature phases (scale bars, 100 μm)

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