Introducing nests of the oil-collecting bee Centris analis (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Centridini) for pollination of acerola (Malpighia emarginata) increases yield

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Magalhães , Celso; Freitas , Breno;
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s13592-012-0175-4
  • Subject: [ SDV.EE ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Ecology, environment | pollination deficit | crop pollination | [ SDV.BID ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biodiversity | solitary bees | bee rearing | [ SDV.BA.ZI ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Animal biology/Invertebrate Zoology | [ SDV.SA.SPA ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Agricultural sciences/Animal production studies | trap nests

International audience; This study aimed to test the feasibility and effectiveness of introducing trap nests inhabited by the oil-collecting bee Centris (Heterocentris) analis on increasing productivity of organic orchards of acerola (Malpighia emarginata). Trap nest bl... View more
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