pollen count


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pollen count

[′päl·ən ‚kau̇nt]
(botany)
The number of grains of pollen that collect on a specified area (often taken as 1 square centimeter) in a specified time.
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I was due to stay in this amazing tent but the pollen count was so high my eyes began to stream from the moment I stepped into the field.
Pollen counts are measured by the number of grains of pollen in a cubic meter of air.
AVOID being outside late morning and early evening on warm, dry days when pollen counts peak.
Check the pollen count daily and, if it's high, stay indoors if you can.
However, the pollen count should not only report the total grains of pollen per square meter, but should also identify the kinds of pollens that are highest for the day.
Try to stay indoors during the mornings, when the pollen count is at its highest.
Short of staying indoors when the pollen count is high--and even that may not help--there is no easy way to evade windborne pollen.
If the weather is particularly moist during that time, the trees will produce more pollen and the pollen count will be higher for the following year.
com's proprietary forecasts and also manufactures Rotorod[R], the leading tool for pollen count measurement.
Many television weather stations, websites and apps provide detailed pollen count information to help sufferers choose when to venture out and when to stay in.
The pollen count in Islamabad was 12,000 cubic metres on Sunday, landing a large number of patients with eye, breathing, sneeze and cough allergies into hospitals in the last three days.