Applications of Palynology in Forensic Investigations: A Systematic Review

Om Kishor Singh

 Department of Botany, Govt. P.G. College, Magaraha, Mirzapur-231306, India.


Forensic science, a multidisciplinary subject, encompasses the knowledge of physics, chemistry, geology, computer science, medical science, botany, zoology and molecular biology. Forensics is constantly renewed by adopting latest methods, procedures and techniques for solving legal issues. The study of pollen is one of the novel approaches of this aspect of science. This overview describes the significance of palynology, its applications, and different recent approaches and how it could be employed in solving criminal investigations.

Keywords: Botany, Molecular Biology, Forensics, Pollen, Palynology

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Article ID: P0401017    RA  Preprint
Received: 18/03/2022 
Accepted: 05/04/2022
Published: 01/06/2022

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