aeroplankton


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aeroplankton

[¦e·rō′plaŋk·tən]
(ecology)
Small airborne organisms such as insects.
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Due to this fact, aeroplankton can be regarded not only as a carrier of various allergens but also as a potential ecosystem for pathogenic germs.
The results above provide enough data for judgments and allow us to specify the components by the order of their occurrence in airborne suspensions from the snow samples taken in various locations across the Far East region of Russia: vegetational terraneous detritus (fragments of tree and grass leaves), animal hair, small insects and their fragments, microorganisms of aeroplankton (bacteria and fungi), and equivocal biological garbage [43].
(2005) that aeroplankton may carry the cholera bacteria from one body of water to an adjacent one.