Performance, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Honeybees as Pollinators of Coffea arabica (Gentianales, Rubiaceae)

@article{Hiplito2020PerformanceEA,
  title={Performance, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Honeybees as Pollinators of Coffea arabica (Gentianales, Rubiaceae)},
  author={Juliana Hip{\'o}lito and Donz{\'i}lia Nunes and Catalina Angel-Coca and Thiago Mahlmann and Leonardo Galetto and B F Viana},
  journal={Neotropical Entomology},
  year={2020},
  volume={49},
  pages={501 - 510}
}
Studies in crop plants analyzing floral biology in conjunction with effectiveness and efficiency of pollinators on pollen transfer and fruit formation are not common, although they are essential to provide better management actions. On this base, we selected a farm in Bahia, Brazil, to study pollination on coffee plants (Coffea arabica L.). Specifically, we want to analyze if nectar traits influence visitor’s performance throughout flower lifetime and if honeybees (Apis mellifera scutellata… 

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