Honey Bee Pollination Requirements for Triploid Watermelon

@inproceedings{Walters2005HoneyBP,
  title={Honey Bee Pollination Requirements for Triploid Watermelon},
  author={Stuart Alan Walters},
  year={2005}
}
Additional index words. Apis mellifera, Citrullus lanatus, pollinator, seedless watermelon Abstract. Honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) are important pollinators of triploid watermelon (Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum & Nakai). Pistillate (or female) watermelon fl owers require multiple honey bee or other wild bee visitations after visiting staminate (or male) fl owers for fruit set, and pollination is even more of a concern in triploid watermelon production since staminate fl owers contain… CONTINUE READING

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