A Study of Hair Degradation in Agricultural Soil

  • Jennifer A. Kundrat
  • Walter F. Rowe


Human hair is an important type of trace evidence often found in criminal investigations. Despite the recent development of methods for the amplification of the DNA in hair shafts, comparison microscopy remains the standard method used for hair examinations (Bisbing, 1982).


Human Hair Wool Fiber Pubic Hair Hair Shaft Keratinophilic Fungus 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jennifer A. Kundrat
    • 1
  • Walter F. Rowe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Forensic SciencesThe George Washington UniversityUSA

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