Sectioning Methods

  • Shailendra Gurav
  • Nilambari Gurav
  • Arun Patil


Thorough information of the structure of plant cells and tissues is the basic requirement for actual interpretation of morphology, physiology, and phylogeny. Furthermore, proper sectioning of the crude drug (plant material) is the initial step to proceed with the histological study of the same. The present chapter gives a brief idea about the necessary material, freehand sectioning method, and different steps involved in. One will soon actualize that one’s own hand sections are better than prepared slides.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Government College of PharmacyKaradIndia
  2. 2.Sudhakarrao Naik Institute of PharmacyPusadIndia
  3. 3.Department of Pharmaceutical SciencesRashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj UniversityNagpurIndia

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