Factors influencing flight activity of Apis florea F, an important pollinator of Daucus carota L
publication date: Sep 8, 2008
|Journal of Apicultural Research||Vol. 45 (2) pp. 2 - 6|
|Article||Factors influencing flight sctivity of Apis florea F, an important pollinator of Daucus carota L|
|Author(s)||D P Abrol|
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 words||Daucus carota, honey bees, environmental factors, pollination seed yield, path analysis|