ERIC Number: EJ415604
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
How to Do It. Using the Allium Test to Detect Environmental Pollutants.
Kendler, Barry S.; Koritz, Helen G.
American Biology Teacher, v52 n6 p372-75 Sep 1990
Described is a simple test which uses micro- and macro-observations of onion root tips to demonstrate mutagenic and other toxic effects of various contaminants. Discussed are materials, methods, microscopic procedures, and applications of this activity. (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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