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Forensic botany: using plant evidence to aid in forensic death investigation.

@article{Coyle2005ForensicBU,
  title={Forensic botany: using plant evidence to aid in forensic death investigation.},
  author={H. Miller Coyle and C. Lee and Wen-Yu Lin and H. C. Lee and Timothy M. Palmbach},
  journal={Croatian medical journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={
          606-12
        }
}
  • H. Miller Coyle, C. Lee, +2 authors Timothy M. Palmbach
  • Published 2005
  • History, Medicine
  • Croatian medical journal
  • Forensic botany is still an under-utilized resource in forensic casework, although it has been used on occasion. It is an area of specialty science that could include traditional botanical classification of species, DNA, or materials evidence (trace and transfer evidence), crime mapping or geo-sourcing, all dependent on the specific case application under consideration. Critical to the evaluation of plant evidence is careful collection, documentation, and preservation for later scientific… CONTINUE READING
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