Various protocols for different archaeobotanical methods are available from many sources. The linked page details methods for the extraction of starches from archaeological artifacts and sediments.

This protocol is designed for the starch analyst who has training in both plant anatomy and microscopy, and who has intensively studied various modern comparative materials prior to the extraction of archaeological starches.

The methods can be cited as follows: Perry, Linda, 2010, Starch Extraction Protocol, (insert URL), accessed (insert date you viewed the page).