Latest Pollen Stories

2010-08-31 23:30:00

OJAI, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The dawn of each season brings changes in the pollen, dander, dust, mold and mildew present in the air we breathe, making many people miserable and putting irritants in nasal passages and airways.

2010-07-28 14:44:41

Could a "hot" flower attract pollinators by serving as a reward in a plant-pollinator mutualism?

2010-07-20 10:25:18

Grains, vegetables and fruit taste delicious and are important sources of energy.

2010-06-24 06:40:00

VENICE BEACH, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as the crisis of the Great Depression unlocked the imagination of writers who created the very first superheroes beginning with Superman, contemporary environmental concerns have brought forth Pollen, the first Eco-superhero for the 21st century.

2010-06-24 03:59:33

Research shows Pycnogenol decreases nasal and ocular symptoms in allergic rhinitis patients.

2010-06-02 13:46:50

Since the beginning, plants and animals have deployed various mechanisms to fight pathogens.

2010-06-02 07:20:00

LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Pollen and The Ring of Harmony by Francis T.

2010-04-30 08:15:00

A Texas A&M University scientist spends hours at a time peering at slides of pollen samples, comparing them to track down the origins of honey with questionable heritage.

2010-04-26 12:30:00

MACEDONIA, Ohio, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent report by USA Today, due to 2010's unusually cold winter temperatures, allergy sufferers are now poised to experience the worst pollen season in years, with pollen counts skyrocketing and sufferers hiding indoors to avoid exposure.

2010-04-09 11:00:00

All around the country, high pollen levels are being reported, and experts are predicting that 2010 will be one of the worst seasons for allergy sufferers in years.

Latest Pollen Reference Libraries

2005-06-08 20:47:33

Iris is a genus of flowering plants with showy flowers ranging in color from gold, copper-red or yellow to white, blue, blue-violet, lavender, tan, maroon and purple. Pink and apricot colored irises have also been bred in some species. The name "Iris" can be applied to the genus or to any of the species within it. It is also applied to various subdivisions within the genus. Description There are many species of iris widely distributed throughout the northern temperate zone. Their...

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