Status of pollinators and their efficiency in coffee fruit set in a fragmented landscape mosaic in South India

Volume: 13, Issue: 3, Pages: 277 - 285
Published: May 1, 2012
Abstract
The region of Kodagu, South India, comprises a fragmented landscape with a high density of remnant forest patches dispersed within a mosaic dominated by shaded coffee agro-forests. We evaluated the role of self, wind and insect pollination to Coffea canephora production in this landscape. The giant Asian honeybee, Apis dorsata, which nests in remnant forests, was the main pollinator of coffee (accounting for 58% of the floral visitors). The...
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Title
Status of pollinators and their efficiency in coffee fruit set in a fragmented landscape mosaic in South India
DOI
Published Date
May 1, 2012
Journal
Volume
13
Issue
3
Pages
277 - 285
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