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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.

palynology

the study of pollen including pollen analysis.
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Okonsu, "Palynology, palynostratigraphy and paleoenvironmental analysis of Maiganga coal mine, Gombe Formation, Gongola Basin, Nigeria," Universal Journal ofGeoscience, vol.
Pedro Montserrat represented an admirable synthesis between the botanist with a passionate interest in flora, its distribution and its taxonomic ordination, while at the same time being open to areas that were innovative half a century ago, such as palynology, bioclimatology, ecology, geobotany--including syntaxonomy, due to his admiration for J.
The detailed faunal studies focused on the key taxa, namely the Ammonites, bivalves, and palynology, which has shed new lights on multiple extinction and faunal recovery events in the Early Triassic of the region.
The pollen grains have been brought to Istanbul University Faculty of Forestry Forest Botany Department Palynology Laboratory and prepared with pollen preparation according to the Wodehouse method (Wodehouse, 1959).
(1995): "Holocene vegetation succession and degradation as responses to climatic change and human activity in the Serra de Estrela, Portugal", Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 89, pp.
Takhtajan's system [14] based on the most recent studies in plant morphology, embryology, phytochemistry, cytology, molecular biology as well as palynology was accepted by us in elaboration of plant classification of the south drying seafloor of Aral Sea: divisions, classes, subclasses, superorders, orders, families and genera are located in this system, but species--in alphabetical order.
Pre-anthesis buds of the three Apiaceae species were collected and transported in glass vials with 70% alcohol to the Palynology Laboratory belongs to the Botanical Department of the National Museum at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro-UFRJ (Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil), where they were submitted to the acetolysis method with modified proposals (Erdtman, 1960; Melhem et al., 2003), for the morphological characterization of the pollen grains and reference slide assembly for each botanical species.
The forensic use of palynology and soils in criminal investigations
1994; Park 2001), including palynology (NBM Palaeontology file NBMG 3044; Dolby 1997; Utting 1987) and field mapping (Barr and White 2005) has resulted in reassignment of the trackwaybearing rocks to the Mississippian Mabou Group (Fig.