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Institute/Center: Estación Experimental del Zaidín

Author: Juan de Dios Alché

Olive flower in dehiscence stage. The anthers open and release pollen yellow grains into the atmosphere. Brightfield stereomicroscope (Zeiss STEMI SR Team) Digital Photography Nikon Coolpix 4500 to 1280x960. The photo falls within the project "Analysis of polymorphism of olive pollen allergens in different cultivars and their implications in the physiology of pollen and allergic effects" (2004-2007)

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Olive flower in dehiscence stage.