Bigger and sweeter passion fruits: effect of pollinator enhancement on fruit production and quality

Abstract

Brazil stands out as the world’s largest producer of yellow passion fruit, a species of economic interest which, due to its self-incompatibility, depends on pollinators for fruit formation. The main pollinators of passion fruit are large solitary bees of the genus Xylocopa, commonly known as carpenter bees, which are potential candidates for management… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s13592-016-0458-2

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