Histological studies on the genusFucus

  title={Histological studies on the genusFucus},
  author={Prof. Margaret E. McCully},
1. Vegetative tissues ofFucus have been fixed and embedded using new methods which greatly improve the resolution of histological detail. 2. The mature thallus consists of an outer layer of columnar epidermal cells, several underlying layers of parenchyma, and a medullary region of branched primary filaments and elongated secondary fibres embedded in a metachromatic matrix. The holdfast is made up of an outer calluslike cortex and a medulla of thick-walled fibres also embedded in metachromatic… CONTINUE READING