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Fidelity of Hymenoptera and Diptera pollinators in onion (Allium cepa L.) pollination
Onion (Allium cepa L.) is protandrous in nature and requires cross‐pollination to avoid inbreeding. The pollination potential of native bees (Hymenoptera) and true flies (Diptera) was assessed in theExpand
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In search of the best pollinators for canola (Brassica napus L.) production in Pakistan
To discover the pollinator community of canola (Brassica napus L.) and the best pollinators for canola production, an experiment was performed at the research farm of Bahauddin Zakariya University,Expand
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Pollinator Community of Onion (Allium cepa L.) and its Role in Crop Reproductive Success
Investigations to identify the pollinator community of insects and its role in onion (Allium cepa L.) pollination were carried out at the research farm of University College of Agriculture, BahauddinExpand
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Floral host plant range of syrphid flies (Syrphidae: Diptera) under natural conditions in southern Punjab, Pakistan.
Syrphid flies are very important group of insects in ecosystem from viewpoint of pollination and biological control. Floral host preference of 15 most abundant syrphid fly species was assessedExpand
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Compatibility of entomopathogenic fungi and botanical extracts against the wheat aphid, Sitobion avenae (Fab.) (Hemiptera: Aphididae)
Wheat aphid, Sitobion avenae (Fab.), is a serious pest of wheat crop across the world. The present study was conducted to evaluate the potentials of the water plant extracts of Azadirachta indicaExpand
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Seasonal Variation in Abundance and Composition of Hoverfly (Diptera: Syrphidae) Communities in Multan, Pakistan
Species composition and population dynamics of hoverflies (Diptera:Syrphidae) in relation to some abiotic and biotic factors were studied over a year long period in the District Multan, Pakistan. TheExpand
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Toxicological effects of neem (Azadirachta indica), Kanair (Nerium oleander) and spinosad (Tracer 240 SC) on the red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum) (Herbst.)
The persistence and insecticidal activity of a commercial biological insecticide Spinosad, based on fermentation product of Actinomycetales bacterium, Saccharopolyspora spinosa (Actinomycetales:Expand
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CHARACTERIZATION AND DAMAGE PATTERNS OF DIFFERENT BARK BEETLE SPECIES ASSOCIATED WITH MANGO SUDDEN DEATH SYNDROME IN PUNJAB, PAKISTAN
Mango Sudden Death Syndrome (MSDS) is a very serious disease and apparently healthy looking tree collapses within few days. Bark beetles are mostly associated with sudden death diseased trees ofExpand
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MONITORING HYMENOPTERA AND DIPTERA POLLINATORS IN A SUB- TROPICAL FOREST OF SOUTHERN PUNJAB, PAKISTAN
Bees (Hymenoptera) and flies (Diptera) play an essential role in natural and agricultural ecosystems as pollinators of flowering plants while pollinators are declining around the world. Colored panExpand
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In Search of the Best Native Pollinators for Bitter Gourd (Momordica charantia L.) Pollination in Multan, Pakistan
In order to assess the pollinator community and the best native pollinators for bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L., Cucurbitaceae), an experiment was performed at the Vegetable Research Station inExpand
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