Meteorological variables connected with airborne ragweed pollen in Southern Hungary.

  title={Meteorological variables connected with airborne ragweed pollen in Southern Hungary.},
  author={L{\'a}szl{\'o} Makra and Mikl{\'o}s Juh{\'a}sz and Eva Borsos and Rita B{\'e}czi},
  journal={International journal of biometeorology},
  volume={49 1},
About 30% of the Hungarian population has some type of allergy, 65% of them have pollen sensitivity, and at least 60% of this pollen sensitivity is caused by ragweed. The short (or common) ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia = Ambrosia elatior) has the most aggressive pollen of all. Clinical investigations prove that its allergenic pollen is the main reason for the most massive, most serious and most long-lasting pollinosis. The air in the Carpathian Basin is the most polluted with ragweed pollen… CONTINUE READING

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