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Table 1 The Annual Pollen Integral (APIn) (day/m3) recorded in the station of Doha and Al Khor during the period (May 2017–May 2019)

From: The association between airborne pollen monitoring and sensitization in the hot desert climate

Taxon Aerobiological station Aerobiological station
Doha Al Khor
Σ APIn % Σ APIn %
Weeds
 Amaranthaceae 240 39.2 800 58.9
 Apiaceae 1 0.16 7 0.51
 Artemisia 11 1.80 30 2.2
 Asteraceae 5 0.82 2 0.15
 Brassicaceae 16 2.6 28 2.05
 Cyperaceae 20 2.2 38 2.79
 Ephedra 1 0.16 6 0.5
 Euphorbia 1 0.16 0 0
 Plantago 22 3.59 35 2.57
 Ricinus 4 0.65 8 0.59
 Rumex 4 0.65 6 0.73
 Urticaceae 7 1.14 7 0.51
 Arnebia 0 0 1 0.07
Grass
 (Poaceae) 132 21.7 158 11.6
Trees
 Casuarina 14 2.29 16 1.17
 Conocarpus 12 1.96 47 3.45
 Cupressaceae 12 1.96 15 1.10
 Myrtaceae 1 0.16 1 0.07
 Meliaceae 4 0.65 0 0
 Olea 7 1.14 12 0.88
 Arecaceae 28 4.58 50 3.67
 Prosopis 32 5.23 39 2.86
 Ziziphus 8 1.31 4 0.29
 Parkinsonia 0 0 4 0.29
 Fabaceae 9 1.47 4 0.29
 Indetermined 27 4.41 41 3.01
  1. APIn Annual Pollen Integral