An assessment of the taxonomic composition of airborne pollen using targeted high-throughput sequencing may help in understanding environmental and human drivers of the grass pollen season and in allergy prevention and management.
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Menzel, A. The allergen riddle. Nat Ecol Evol 3, 716–717 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-0873-7