Pollinating efficiency of native bee pollinators of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) in Nagaland

Pollinating efficiency of native bee pollinators of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) in Nagaland Present study was carried out to determine pollinators’ diversity and their efficiency with modular approach; foraging behaviour, number of loose pollen adhered on their body and number of pollen deposited on the stigma. The observations explicitly indicate that Megachile spp., Xylocopa tenuiscopa, Amegilla zonata and Nomia sp. were true pollinators and out of these, Megachile spp. were key pollinators of pigeonpea. Among megachilids, Megachile lanata was the most efficient pollinator. Sufficient pollination meticulously accomplished in pigeonpea by true pollinators under this agro-ecological region. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

Pollinating efficiency of native bee pollinators of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) in Nagaland

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Life Sciences; Ecology; Environment, general
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