pollen analysis


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pollen analysis

n
(Botany) another name for palynology
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To the best of our knowledge, there has been no previous study on pollen analysis and antimicrobial activities of Kahramanmaras honey samples.
Pollen analysis is the only way to determine the number and type of pollen grains, which is the basis for the proper labeling of honey.
The project is the idea of Dr Matthew Pound, a senior lecturer in physical geography at the university and an expert in pollen analysis - including its use in piecing together pictures of ancient landscapes and the plants they contained.
The aim and purpose of the study was to provide a review of health safety and quality, of the differences in the pollen analysis, physicochemical parameters, and composition and concentration of twelve elements in the acacia honey from three regions in Croatia (East, Northwest, and Istria).
Gencay and Sorkun (2006) stated that 32 different plant families have been identified by the pollen analysis of 30 propolis samples from Kemaliye (Erzincan), and Apiaceae, Asteraceae, Campanulaceae, Fabaceae, Fagaceae, Lamiaceae, Liliaceae, Pinaceae, Rosaceae, Salicaceae, Rhamnaceae, and Scrophulariaceae families were primarily determined as the botanical origins of propolis.
Pollen analysis and ceramics petrology were used in this investigation.
Text Book of Pollen Analysis.New York: Hafner Press.
Pollen Analysis: The pollen material was obtained from the flowers of the dried plants.
Hereby, it is possible to discriminate the species in the pollen analysis of the same plant species.
In case anyone wonders whether there is anything new to be said about a world so ancient, in every chapter of the book one learns of new excavations, advances in dating techniques, and even the application of fossil pollen analysis, all of which has changed the scholarly picture of the Bronze Age immeasurably.