Honeybees as Providers of Pollination Services (2010)

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The article is based on pollination services of honeybees in Hindu- Kush Himalayan region. The study carried out by ICIMOD reveals that honeybees are essential for pollination mechanism and increases the crop productivity. In Himanchal Pardesh, the beekeepers are paid US $ 12/one colony of honeybees for apple pollination during each flowering season by the farmers. In the countries of HKH region, the use of beekeeping for crop cultivation is relatively new effort and  the pollination services increases the production of apple and other fruit crops by 20-50 percent.
 
Year: 2010
Language: English
In: Mountain Forum Bulletin, Volume X, Issue 1, Janaury, 2010,

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