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» Angiosperms » Applications of Palynology

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Comment upon the applied aspects of palynology. (Paper 1, Section B)



  • Palynology is the study of micro organic material such as spores, pollen, dinoflagellates and microfossils.

Applied aspects:

  • The distribution of spore genera and species in coal is an important tool to investigate stratigraphical problems like correlation of coal seams and oil fields.

  • It also helps in determining the age of roc

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