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Daily Pollen and Mold Spore Counts

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014

TYPE RANGE COUNT /Cubic meter air
TREE POLLEN
MEDIUM

42

WEED POLLEN
EXTREMELY HEAVY

121

GRASS POLLEN
MEDIUM

2

MOLD SPORES
LOW

6,091

 

 

The TREE pollen count is MEDIUM, measured at 42  tree pollen per cubic meter of air.

            LOW = 1 to 14 pollen per cubic meter of air.

            MEDIUM = 15 to 89 pollen per cubic meter of air.

            HEAVY = 90 to 1,499 pollen per cubic meter of air.

            EXTREMELY HEAVY = >1,500 pollen per cubic meter of air.

 

The following are the tree pollen counted:

         

Acer (Maple)

 

Alnus (Alder)

 

Arecaceae (Palm)

 

Betula (Birch)

 

Carpinus (Hornbean)

 

Carya (Hickory,Pecan)

 

Celtis (Hackberry)

 

Corylus (Hazelnut)

 

Cupressaceae (Cedar)

 

Fagus (Beech)

 

Fraxinus (Ash)

 

Juglans (Walnut)

 

Ligustrum (Privet)

 

Liquidambar (Sweet Gum)

 

Morus (Mulberry)

 

Myrica (Bayberry)

 

Olea (Olive)

 

Pinaceae (Pine)

 

Platanus (Sycamore)

 

Populus (Cottonwood)

 

Prosopis (Mesquite)

 

Pseudotsuga (Fir)

 

Quercus (Oak)

 

Salix (Willow)

 

Tilia (Linden)

 

Tsuga (Hemlock)

12

Ulmus (Elm)

 

Other tree pollen

 

 

 

 

 

The WEED pollen count is ____HEAVY________, measured at __121________weed pollen per cubic meter of air.

            LOW = 9 pollen per cubic meter of air or less.

            MEDIUM = 10 to 49 pollen per cubic meter of air.

            HEAVY = 50 to 499 pollen per cubic meter of air.

            EXTREMELY HEAVY = >500 pollen per cubic meter of air.

 

113

Ambrosia (Ragweed)

 

Artemisia ( Sage)

 

Asteraceae (Aster)

 

Chenopodiaceae/Amaranthaceae (Amaranth)

 

Cyperaceae (Sedge)

 

Eupatorium (Dog Fennel)

 

Plantago (Plantain)

 

Rumex (Sheep Sorel)

 

Typha (Cattail)

 

Urticaceae (Nettle)

 

Other Weed Pollen

 

 

The GRASS pollen count is LOW, measured at   2 grass pollen per cubic meter of air. 

            LOW = 4 pollen per cubic meter of air or less.

            MEDIUM = 5 to 19 pollen per cubic meter of air.

            HEAVY = 20 to 199 pollen per cubic meter of air.

            EXTREMELY HEAVY = >200 pollen per cubic meter of air.

 

 

Gramineae/Poaceae

 

Other Grass Pollen

           

The MOLD SPORE count is  LOW, measured at 6,091 mold spores per cubic meter of air.

            LOW = 1 to 6,499 mold spores per cubic meter of air.

            MEDIUM = 6,500 to 12,999 mold spores per cubic meter of air.

            HEAVY = 13,000 to 49,999 mold spores per cubic meter of air.

            EXTREMELY HEAVY = >50,000 mold spores per cubic meter of air.

 

The major mold spores counted are:

 

 

Agrocybe-type

12

Alternaria

24

Algae

70

Cercospora

 

Chaetomium

1494

Cladosporium

 

Coprinus-type

62

Curvularia

 

Diatrypaceae

24

Dreshslera/

Helminthosporium

2

Epicoccum

 

Fusarium

 

Ganoderma

 

Leptosphaeria-type

22

Nigrospora

6

Oidium/Erysiphe

119

Penicillium/

Aspergillus

28

Periconia

 

Peronospora

4

Pithomyces

 

Pleospora

 

Polythrincium

14

Rusts

321

Smuts/

Myxomycetes

 

Stemphilium

2

Torula

2478

Undifferentiated Ascopores

1403

Undifferentiated Basidiospores

6

Spegazzinia

 

Unidentified Fungi

 

Information about air quality is available by calling 832-393-5612. 

The next pollen and mold spore count will be released on Thursday October 2 2014.