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Research Paper | Botany | India | Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016
Melittopalynological Study of Squeezed Summer Honeys Collected from Forest Area of Sindewahi Tahsil of Chandrapur District, (Maharashtra state)
Laxmikant Borkar | Devendra Mate
Abstract: The paper incorporates a qualitative and quantitative analysis of pollen contents in Six squeezed honey samples of Apis dorsata hives collected from forest area of Sindewahi tahsil of Chandrapur district. Terminalia sp. represents the predominant pollen type in five samples ranged from (47.13 % to 75.47 %) are designated as Terminalia honey. The other significant pollen types recorded include Pongamia pinnata, Delonix regia, Mangifera indica, Sapindus emarginatus, Syzygium cumini, Azadirachta indica. The pollen counts ranged from 161, 000/g to 456, 000/g. The data reflects the floral situation of the place were particular honey was produced and the identification of geographical origin based on the presence of a combination of pollen types of that particular area.
Keywords: Pollen, Honey, Apis dorsata, Forest area, Sindewahi tahsil
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016,
Pages: 2053 - 2060
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