International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Zoology | India | Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


Polistes Herbreaus are best Pollinators of Zizyphus Maurtiana

Deepak Saini


Abstract: The present study deals with the pollination of insect on selected trees, Khair (Acacia catechu), Ber (Zizyphus mauratiana) Siris (Albizzia lebbek), Amla (Emblica officinalis), Kachnar (Bauhinia verigata), Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo). Diversity of insect pollinators visiting the tree, Relative abundance of the pollinators, Foraging behavior in term of Foraging rate, Foraging duration and loose pollen grains adhered to the body. On the basis of the data, performance score and pollinating index (PI) of each Polistes herbreaus and Rhynchium flavolineatum was the most efficient pollinator of Ber (Ziziphus maurtiana). No other species viz Apis cerana Apis dorsata Apis mellifera are found on the Ber.


Keywords: Pollination, Foraging rate, Ber, Abundance


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015,


Pages: 1994 - 1996


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