The palynological properties of 8 honey samples commercially produced in 1 region in Croatia (Varazdin County) were determined. Each sample was examined to determine the pollen percentage and pollen spectrum. On the basis of honey pollen analysis, in these 8 samples different botanical origin was determined. In total, 20 different types of pollen grains were identified. The dominant group of pollen grains consisted of Castanea sativa Mill. in samples 2 and 8, Brassica napus L. in samples 4 and 5, and Trifolium pratense L. in samples 6 and 7. The pollen analysis revealed 6 unifloral and 2 multifloral honeys. Analysis was performed using methods in accordance with national and international legislation, in an accredited laboratory.
SABO, MIRJANA; POTOCNJAK, MIRJANA; BANJARI, INES; and PETROVIC, DANIJELA
"Pollen analysis of honeys from Varaždin County, Croatia,"
Turkish Journal of Botany: Vol. 35:
5, Article 9.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/botany/vol35/iss5/9