Ambrosia comes from North America, how did he come to us?
Ambrose is cut off with seeds throughout the world and nourished. Especially the sunflower seeds and the mixture of bird seeds were often contaminated with the amber seed. In the south of Brandenburg, in the opinion of experts, it is probably in the 1970's that it introduced sunflower seeds from Hungary.
Where is Brandenburg most common?
Ambrose is mainly distributed in the area south of Cottbus. The emphasis is on Forst on Calau. Numerous fields, roads and common areas have been hit.
Otherwise, the plant is quite scattered and local, with accumulation in large cities. North of Brandenburg is still largely spared. It is estimated that about 500 kilometers of roads and about 5,000 hectares of cultivated land have been hit.
When is the plant particularly aggressive?
Like other pollen pollen, such as grass, birch, hazel and spotting, can also cause allergies to ambrosia. It is important to prevent flowering of plants. The main period of flowering of the ambrose begins in July. Plants should be removed or at least removed.
Is Ambrosia dangerous for people who are not allergic?
Non-allergic patients do not respond to pollen ambulance. However, as a wholly healthy person, you may develop sensitization over time if you are exposed to high pollen concentration over a long period of time.
Sensitization means you react positively to the test allergy. If the spread of the plant continues unabated, it can affect up to 20 percent of the population. This would burden the health system at high costs.
What's so aggressive about the plant?
Pelud causes allergy in people suffering from allergy with well-known symptoms such as scratching and itching of the eyes and clogged nose. From an aggressive pollen ranging from 10 to 15 per square meter, to trigger allergic reactions. If it is not being treated for years, asthma can develop.
Why are climate change good for the plant?
Ambrosia likes to be warm and dry. Climatic conditions, for example, prevail in Hungary, for example, make optimum. The plant can thus produce several thousand seeds that remain to germinate for a long time. Ambrose can spread in masses if it does not fight. It is also a persistent weed in agriculture.
How to Stop Spreading Ambrose?
The safest option is to dissect the plants and place them in a plastic bag in the household waste. As a precautionary measure, gloves should be worn as in rare cases mild skin irritation may occur. If the plants already flourish, it is advisable to wear dust mask against pollen inhalation. It is always important to prevent the creation of pollen and seeds.
DPA / bb