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Published by Research Branch, Agriculture Canada in Ottawa, Ontario .
Written in English



  • Canada,
  • Canada.


  • Honey plants -- Pollen -- Canada -- Identification.,
  • Palynology -- Canada.,
  • Plantes mellifères -- Canada -- Pollen -- Identification.,
  • Palynologie -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-218) and index.

StatementClifford W. Crompton and Walter A. Wojtas.
SeriesPublication ;, 1892/E, Publication (Canada. Agriculture Canada) ;, 1892.
ContributionsWojtas, Walter A., Canada. Agriculture Canada. Research Branch.
LC ClassificationsQK658 .C76 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 228 p. :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1191888M
ISBN 100660148188
LC Control Number94183035

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About this book. Full descriptions, identification keys and photomicrographs of the pollen of nectar-producing plants in Canada. Information is also given on the distribution and ecology of Canadian honey plants. A valuable reference for botanists, apiculturalists and palynologists. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook "Getting Geeky" w/ Miranda Janell YouTube Power Hour Podcast: YouTube, YouTube Channel, Video Marketing, YouTuber, IGTV, Erika Vieira, Video, Instagram ElectraTone. Pollen Grains of Canadian Honey Plants By Crompton, Clifford W. Book Id: WPLBN Format Type: PDF eBook: File Size: Reproduction Date: Please Sign in with your eLibrary Card to view this book. Please Sign in with your eLibrary Card to view this book. Additional Books. American Honey Plants, Together with Tho. After 3 brief introductory chapters on methods of pollen analysis, chapter 4 gives a 5-page key to the pollen grains of the main bee forage plants of Spain. The largest part of the book consists of detailed descriptions of the pollen grains of species found in honey, arranged in alphabetical order of plant families. A page photographic section illustrates most of these pollen grains.

Crompton CW, Wojtas WA () Pollen grains of Canadian honey plants. Research Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food, Canada: pp Research Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food, Canada: pp De LW, Piccione V, Zizza A, Santoro M () Flora Palinologica Italiana: Atlante-Glossario. The pollen content of the honey not only reflects regional agricultural practices and forest vegetation, but also the floral diversity and species composition of the plants foraged by the honey. The Pollen Book, Chapter 1 Bee Product Science, 15 January 3 The transfer of pollen grains to the female reproductive structure (pistil in angiosperms) is called pollination. This transfer can be mediated by the wind, in which case the plant . Existing atlases are in-house work of oil companies and are considered strictly confidential and therefore are not available for public use except the work of Sowunmi (, ) on the compilation of pollen grains of Nigerian woody plants; the works of Legoux (), Takahashi and .

Honey made from the nectar and so containing pollen of these plants also contains grayanotoxins and is commonly referred to as mad honey. Consumption of the plant or any of its secondary products, including mad honey, can cause a rare poisonous reaction called grayanotoxin poisoning, mad honey disease, honey intoxication, or rhododendron poisoning.   Dallas Mildenhall is one of the world's few forensic pollen experts. He recently identified a rare, mutated pollen grain that helped police crack a murder case in his native New Zealand.   Mature anthers ready to dehisce pollen were sampled from one to six plants per accession, and pollen grains were squeezed out of the anther with tweezers. Pollen grains of Canadian honey. Palynology is the general study of minute particles including pollen from the air, water or sedimentary deposits. Melissopalynology is the specific study of pollen in honey, which is usually what beekeepers are interested in. Each species, or sub-species of plant, has a distinctive shape and structure to its pollen grains.