Drying Herbarium

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Mon Mar 13 16:27:17 CST 1995

Date sent: 13-MAR-1995

 >It seems one could fashion a similar apparatus with an herbarium cabinet
 >(or similar cabinet) and an old dehumidifier.  I haven't tried it yet, but
 >I plan to someday...

 >Has anyone heard of this type of cool-drying?

 >Jeff Hapeman

We often use a horizontal waist-high air register in the California
Flora lab for this.  In the spring and summer it (usually) blows
air-conditioned (refrigerated) air, which is extremely dry.  The results
are usually superb.

Curtis Clark                                       Voice: (909) 869-4062
Biological Sciences Department                     FAX:   (909) 869-4396
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona CA 91768-4032                               jcclark at csupomona.edu

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