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Differences in the Pollen Content of Varieties of Polish Honey from Urban and Rural Apiaries

Pubblicato online: 09 Jul 2022
Volume & Edizione: Volume 26 (2022) - Edizione 1 (June 2022)
Pagine: 109 - 122
Ricevuto: 14 Jun 2021
Accettato: 10 Feb 2022
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Abstract

The value of honey as a natural food product is influenced by its pollen content, with the dominant type of pollen conferring specific medicinal properties. The present study examines the pollen spectra of 31 honeys from urban (linden, acacia, polyfloral, honeydew) and rural (rape, acacia, polyfloral, honeydew) apiaries in Poland. The pollen in content in honey ranged from 0.2 to 88 %. In total, 76 plant taxa were identified, 21 of which were assigned to forms A, B and C. Higher pollen grain content and a greater diversity of honey plant taxa were found in the urban honey, particularly polyfloral honey; this could be attributed to the rich variety of plants found in urban green areas compared to rural areas ones.

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