Pollen and dust particles under the electron microscope
• The particles under an electron microscope, pollen and dust
One in five people in Russia every year suffer from allergic rhinitis, but even they were astonished beauty insidious pollen particles, magnified a million times. Photos of pollen taken with a scanning electron microscope.
Grass pollen, which is an enlarged state looks like pea covered with tubercles.
The second most common cause of hay fever - birch pollen. Gshmeyssner Steve, a retired photographer from Bedford, who made this image using a scanning electron microscope, says: "One birch catkin can be five and a half million pollen particles. At one birch tree several thousand catkins. So try to imagine how much pollen is released the whole birch grove! "
Enlarged scanning electron microscope birch pollen particles. The wind carries them for thousands of kilometers.
The symptoms of hay fever worse in urban communities, where high air pollution and the constant stress. With the growing number of urban population in the UK in 2030 is projected to increase to twice the number of hay fever sufferers. Professor Jean Emberlin, director NPARU center, says the following: "As the number of people living in urban areas, is increasing all the time, in 2030 it was 92, 2% of the total population. And of these 32 million (45%) will be exposed to hay fever. Today that number is 15 million, about 20-25%. Enlarged scanning electron microscope alder pollen particles.
Different types of pollen causes hay fever in different seasons. Such trees as oak, silver birch, ash and sycamore klenolistny cause allergies in early spring. From May to August allergens isolated grass. Weeds - nettles, sorrel, tarragon and plantain are the causes of hay fever in the late summer and autumn.
Enlarged scanning electron microscope pollen particles chickweed.
The particles of pollen horse chestnut.
particles sycamore pollen.
particles hellebore pollen.
The particles of pollen cucumber flower.
particles flower pollen scented sage
particles of a flower pollen of timothy grass.
particles plantain pollen.
particles of pollen of flowers of linden serdtselistnoy.
particles of pollen ragweed common.
particles daisy pollen.
particles of pollen cocksfoot.