Vol. 9, Issue 10 (2020)
Diurnal abundance of different pollinators on Ricinus communis
Sudhanshu Bala Nayak, Yogesh Kumar, Sunita Yadav and K Sankara Rao
Diurnal abundance of insect pollinators on R. communis flower at different fortnight intervals during flowering period were recorded. Total number of visitors abundance in between two castor hybrid (GCH-7 and DCH-177) during 2018, the observed abundance were (24.90, 23.23), (19.36, 20.68), (23.39, 20.72) and (23.89, 21.75) in first fortnight of August, second fortnight of August, first fortnight of September and second fortnight of September respectively. During the year 2019, the total number of visitor abundance reached maximum value (28.43, 29.43) in first fortnight of August followed by (28.28, 29.16) in second fortnight of September, (27.06, 28.44) in first fortnight of September and the minimum value was recorded (26.87, 27.30) during second fortnight of August when comparing abundance between two hybrids.
How to cite this article:
Sudhanshu Bala Nayak, Yogesh Kumar, Sunita Yadav, K Sankara Rao. Diurnal abundance of different pollinators on Ricinus communis. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(10):31-33.