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aerobiology

[‚e·rō‚bī′äl·ə·jē]
(biology)
The study of the atmospheric dispersal of airborne fungus spores, pollen grains, and microorganisms; and, more broadly, of airborne propagules of algae and protozoans, minute insects such as aphids, and pollution gases and particles which exert specific biologic effects.
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An aerobiological study on pollen grains in the atmosphere of north-west Turkey.
The conference has provided the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of wildlife and aerobiological science.
The pollen antigen selected based on the local aerobiological calendar was used for skin testing by intradermal injection (curewell India Ltd).
An aerobiological framework for assessing cross-pollination in maize.
Aerobiological monitoring in Lithuania has started only in 2003, a lot later than in bigger European countries, so data range is smaller.
Among the topics are the distribution of microorganisms on ancient wall paintings as related to associated faunal elements, aerobiological research and problems in libraries, a laboratory investigation of the microbial degradation of silk, fungal growth on synthetic cloth from Apollo spacesuits, fungal bioturbation paths in a compact disk, microbial deterioration found in archaeological wood from different environments, epilithic and endolithic bacterial communities in limestone from a Maya archaeological site, and advantages of using microbial technology instead of conventional chemical technology to remove black crusts from stone surfaces of historical monuments.
Identification and count in aerobiological samples.
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Aerobiological and allergenic analisis of Cupressaceae pollen in Granada (Southern Spain).
However, similar attempts with infective agents and agents with aerobiological decay rates proved to yield grossly inaccurate results.
Because disease-causing microorganisms can be used as aerobiological weapons, accurate and timely identification of these agents is necessary (1-4).