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August 26, 1916

The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods. With Special Reference to the Detection of Adulteration and the Diagnosis of Mixtures.

JAMA. 1916;LXVII(9):698. doi:10.1001/jama.1916.02590090052025

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The title by no means covers the contents of the book, as the different parts comprise: equipment, methods and general principles; grain, its products and impurities; oil seeds and oil cakes; legumes; nuts; fruit and fruit products; vegetables; alkaloidal products and their substitutes; spices and condiments, and commercial starches. The present edition, generally speaking, is the same as that published ten years ago, although a considerable number of drawings have been replaced or entirely new ones introduced, and the text of some of the chapters has been partially or wholly revised. "Additions have been made to the sections on wheat and flour, a complete revision of such parts of the chapter on oil seeds as treat on mustards, rapes, cruciferous weed seeds, and linseed, a description of the histology of alfalfa with distinctions from red and alsike clover, a revision of the sections on pomes and drupes, with practical hints

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