A note on the migration of Apis dorsata in the Andaman and Nicobar islands

publication date: Jan 28, 2011
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Bee World Vol.70 (2) 1989 pp. 62.65
Article Title

A note on the migration of Apis dorsata in the Andaman and Nicobar islands 

Author(s)

Mitsuo Matsuka And Tetsuo Sakai

Abstract

The Andaman and Nicobar Group of Islands, Union Territory of India, (6-14°N and 92-94°E) are situated in the Bay of Bengal (Fig. 1). The total land area is about 8300 sq kIn of which more than 80% is covered with evergreen, deep tropical forest, predominantly Dipterocarpus-Pterocarpus type, with shrubs and creepers. There are only two distinct seasons, the rainy (May-November) and the summer (December April); there is no winter.

KeywordsApis dorsata, Migration
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