Australia Pollen Calendar
Data for AUSTRALIA
Source : Ragg, M., " The Low Allergy Garden", 1996
The main allergic, -producing
in Australia include , ,
and prairie grass. Due to the fact that grass pollens are the most common
in Australia, the University of Melbourne pollen count standards, used
across the continent, are based only on grass pollens. The main
pollen responsible for seasonal allergies is
[ ] .
The main allergenic
in Australia are overwhelmingly exotic, with the exceptions of the indigenous
Examples include the ,
and [ ] .
The worst affected area seems to be the south-eastern, Victoria
province (Melbourne), due to the vast grasslands to the north and northery
spring winds. Canberra is also badly affected, due to the large amount
of exotic plants in the city, as is Alice Springs. About 30% of the Australian
population are allergic to grass and tree pollens [ ] .
Ragg, M. (1996) , The Low Allergy Garden, Hodder Headline, Australia
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