melissopalynology


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melissopalynology

[mə‚lis·ə‚pal·ə′näl·ə·jē]
(paleobotany)
A branch of palynology that deals with the analysis of bee pollen loads (pollen collected from flowers and then carried back to the hive on the bee's hindlegs) and the pollen component within honeys.
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Because bees create an electrostatic charge and can attract other charged particles, the same techniques of melissopalynology can be used in environmental studies of radioactive particles, dust, or particulate pollution.
Louveaux J, Maurizio A et G Vorwohl Methods of Melissopalynology.
Ricciardelli D'Albore G Mediterranean Melissopalynology.