We used 10 guard hairs for extraction when possible to reduce the probability of genotyping errors (Gossens et al.
Degradation of this sample in the field was suspected as a suitable number of guard hairs (n = four) for extraction were collected.
Field key to guard hair
of middle western furbearers.
spilosoma is actually accomplished by two separate but synchronized molts of guard hairs and wool hairs (underfur).
Coupled with the observation that only a few specimens evinced a worn pelage of frayed guard hairs, environmental factors (bleaching or wear, for example) seem to play an unimportant role in seasonal color variation.
The coat should show an excessive amount of guard hairs
We classified hair samples as: 0 = less than 1 guard hair
; 1 = [greater than or equal to] 1 and < 2 guard hairs
; 2 = [greater than or equal to] 2 and < 3 guard hairs
; and 3 = [greater than or equal to] 3 guard hairs
A single boar stepped into view, his dorsal guard hairs flaring upright in a posture of nervous awareness.
A shot aimed too high, a misread provoked by upright long guard hairs, an illusion that the target's much bigger.
Their wool, once the coarse primitive guard hairs
are removed, is soft as down and a real novelty to hand spinners.