J Integr Plant Biol. ›› 2002, Vol. 44 ›› Issue (11): 1371-1375.

• Research Articles • Previous Articles     Next Articles

Airborne Pollen Grains Of Afyon, Turkey

Adem BICAKCI, S¨1heyla ERGUN, Sevcan TATLIDIL, Hulusi MALYER, Sabri OZYURT, Ahmet AKKAYA and Nihat SAPAN   


The airborne pollen grains of Afyon have been studied for a two year period (1999-2000) with a Durham sampler. A total of 14 367 pollen grains belonging to 40 taxa have been identified and recorded with some unidentified ones. Of them, 6 732 were identified in 1999 and 7 635 in 2000. Of the total pollen grains, 69.67% were arboreal, 26.64% non arboreal and 3.68 % unidentified. The majority of the investigated pollen grains were from Pinus,Gramineae, Cupressaceae,Platanus, Chenopodiaceae/Amaranthaceae, Quercus, Ailanthus, Moraceae, Juglans, Salix, Cedrus and Rosaceae. The highest level of pollen grains was in May.


Editorial Office, Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, Institute of Botany, CAS
No. 20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Beijing 100093, China
Tel: +86 10 6283 6133 Fax: +86 10 8259 2636 E-mail: jipb@ibcas.ac.cn
Copyright © 2022 by the Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Online ISSN: 1744-7909 Print ISSN: 1672-9072 CN: 11-5067/Q