Airborne bio-particulate objects at Chittagong University Campus

Authors

  • MK Pasha Department of Botany, University of Chittagong, Chittagong
  • Mohammad Sohrab Hossain Department of Botany, University of Chittagong, Chittagong

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v40i2.9776

Keywords:

Airborne particulate objects, Plant parts, Insect appendages, Chittagong University Campus

Abstract

Survey of airborne bio-particulate objects was carried out at Chittagong University Campus during October, 2006 to September, 2007. A total of 1,451 such airborne objects were encountered consisting of plant parts and non-plant parts. Flower parts made the highest contribution, followed by dermal appendages, filamentous objects, fungal spores, plant tissues and insect appendages. Maximum concentration of airborne bio-particulate objects were observed in the month of June and minimum in November.

Key words: Airborne particulate objects; Plant parts; Insect appendages; Chittagong University Campus

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v40i2.9776  

Bangladesh J. Bot. 40(2): 189-191, 2011 (December)

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Pasha, M., & Hossain, M. S. (2012). Airborne bio-particulate objects at Chittagong University Campus. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 40(2), 189–191. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v40i2.9776

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