The effect of meteorological factors on the start of the grass pollen season in Lublin in the years 2001-2004

Krystyna Piotrowska
2012 Acta Agrobotanica  
Grasses' pollen produces allergens, which are the main cause of pollinosis in Poland and in many countries of Europe. In Poland the beginning of season falls in different days of May. Pollen monitoring was carried out in Lublin by volumetric method in years 2001-2004 by means of Lanzoni VPPS 2000 trap. Start of grass pollen season was marked by methods 98 % and ∑ 75 as well as by the Clot's method. Differences between them ranged from 1 to 7 days. The most approximate deadlines of beginning of
more » ... ollen season were qualified according to methods 98 % and the Clot's one, except year 2002. It was defined the pollen season in Lublin begins between 5. and 21. of May. In that study impact of meteorological factors on the beginning dates of pollen seasons was estimated. It was stated statistically positive, essential correlation among the beginning of season and the daily mean, the minimum and maximum air temperature.
doi:10.5586/aa.2006.038 fatcat:2jmakok3wzbrhf2qaivggpf37u