Sloping cork mounted on a base for easy holding. Used with an acarine needle for disease analysis
Two fine point needles mounted side by side in a single ABS handle. Used to pin a bee to a sloping cork for acarine analysis
A pair of very fine pointed needles mounted in ABS handles. Essential tools for use when dissecting a bee.
15ml plastic dropper bottle
Very useful for small quantities of reagent, especially when making pollen slides for example.
A simple tool used to melt wax when embedding a bee in a tray prior to dissection. Use with a spirit burner.
Glass rod. Useful for transferring small drops of liquid
Clear glycerine jelly used when making slides using transparent samples, for example wings or cornea. The low refractive index of this jelly gives an improved contrast between the specimen and the mountant.
Glycerine jelly containing fuschin for making stained pollen slides.
Glass microscope slides with a shallow cavity on one face. Used when mounting thick specimens. 1 – 1.2mm thick
Pack of 10
Cover slips for microscope slides.
18 x 18 mm 0.13 – 0.17mm thick
Box of 100
Standard plain 3″ x 1″ glass microscope slides. 1.0 – 1.2mm thick
Pack of 50
50mm mortar and pestle. A compact mortar and pestle (50mm internal diameter) useful when testing bees for Nosema.
Glass petri dish, 90mm dia
Plastic petri dish, 90 mm dia
Pack of 2
1ml plastic pasteur pipettes.
Pack of 10