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palynology

(păl″ĭ-nŏl′-ŏ-jē) [Gr. palumein, to sprinkle, + logos, word, reason]
The study of pollens, spores, or microscopic segments of organisms present in sediments.
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palynology

the study of pollen including pollen analysis.
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Farrell (in prep.) provided us with a COI molecular clock of 1.7% sequence divergence per million years, calibrated using palynological and biogeographic data for the genus Tetraopes (Cerambycidae).
This work reports the first palynological descriptions of four species of Jatropha in Northwestern Mexico, non-toxic J.
Middle Triassic Flora and Climatic changes in the Western Salt Range, Pakistan, based on Palynological data.
1) were processed following standard palynological procedures involving acid treatment and concentration of organic residue by sieving through a 15 [micro]m screen.
Palynological studies not only provided additional information but also provided taxonomic characters which proved to be helpful to improve the systematic position of taxa within their respective classification.
While assessing the former discussion, one has to consider that it is difficult to see one specific event in archaeological and palynological data.
In the present study we dealed with the taxonomic positions of the species under the light of the palynological data obtained.
Geochemical and palynological investigation of the Shengli River marine oil shale (China): implications for palaeoenvironment and palaeoclimate.
Pollen from the Naco and Lehner sites (Mehringer and Haynes, 1965) indicate increasing aridity at the end of the Clovis occupation of the valley, as does geological and palynological data at nearby Wilcox Playa (Hevly and Martin, 1961; Haynes et al., 1987) and Murray Springs during the Clovis drought (Haynes, 1991, 2007).
Palynological research on Xyridaceae is hindered by limited suitable samples, especially in fluid preserved collections, due to the remote locations of most populations and the brief floral phenology (Carlquist, 1960; Campbell, 2004b).
2000 onwards, PalDat--a palynological database: Descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval.