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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2015, Vol. 3, Issue 6
Identification and record of insect pollinators on two cultivars of sunflower

Muhammad Tahir Rasheed, Mian Inayatullah, Bismillah Shah, Nazeer Ahmed, Zelle Huma, Saeed Ahmed

Field experiments were conducted in Honey bee Research Institute at National Agriculture Research Center, Islamabad during the year 2012 to record the of insect pollinators on sunflower. Two cultivars of sunflower viz. Hysun-33 and SMH-0942 were sown on 2nd April, 2012. There were open to pollinators respectively. Different species of insect pollinators visiting sunflower were collected and identified at the National Insect Museum, NARC, Islamabad. These species included Apis mellifera L, Apis dorsata L, Apis florea, Apis cerana, Bombus haemorrhoidalis, Halictus sp, Xylocopa iridipennis, Polistes wattii, Delta dimidiatripinnae, Danis chrysippus, Catopsilia circle and Eristalinus sp.
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How to cite this article:
Muhammad Tahir Rasheed, Mian Inayatullah, Bismillah Shah, Nazeer Ahmed, Zelle Huma, Saeed Ahmed. Identification and record of insect pollinators on two cultivars of sunflower. J Entomol Zool Stud 2015;3(6):178-179.
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