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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 6, Issue:11, November, 2017

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(11): 938-943

Study on Identification of Pasturage Sources of Stingless Bee (Trigona iridipennis Smith.)
A.N. Roopa1, G. Eswarappa2, Sanganna M. Sajjanar3* and Govi Gowda2
1Deputy Director of Agriculture, Directorate office, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2Department of Apiculture, UAS, GKVK, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
3Farm Superintendent, Agriculture Research Station, Siruguppa (UASR), Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author

Total of 107 plant species belong to 45 families were found to yield pollen or nectar or both to the T. iridipennis. 13 field crops comprising 6 family, 2 spices and condiments (2-family), 10 vegetable crops (4-family), 14 fruits and plantation crops (13-family), 12 ornamental plants (10-family), 19 medicinal plants (11-family), 10 weeds (7-family) and 27 trees (14-family). Worker bees of T. iridipennis were collected resin from four plants viz., jack fruit, drumstick, mango and perivinkle at Bangalore region.

Keywords: Pasturage sources, Stingless bee.

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Roopa, A.N., G. Eswarappa, Sanganna M. Sajjanar and Govi Gowda. 2017. Study on Identification of Pasturage Sources of Stingless Bee (Trigona iridipennis Smith.).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(11): 938-943. doi:
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