Factors influencing flight activity of Apis florea F, an important pollinator of Daucus carota L

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Journal of Apicultural ResearchVol. 45 (2) pp. 2 - 6
DOI10.3896/IBRA.1.45.2.02
DateJune 2006
 
ArticleFactors influencing flight sctivity of Apis florea F, an important pollinator of Daucus carota L
Author(s)D P Abrol
Abstract

Foraging behaviour of insect pollinators visiting carrot flowers (Daucus carota L.) was studies in relation to five environmental variables. The dwarf honey bee Apis florea L. was the most abundant flower visitor and comprised more than 94% of flower visiting insects.

Key wordsDaucus carota, honey bees, environmental factors, pollination seed yield, path analysis
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