Melissopalynological Studies of Honey from Indo-Gangetic Plain, India

Vibhasa Shukla, K Sreenivasa Rao


This review attempts to collate the current knowledge on pioneer melissopalynology studies to determine the bee floras of honey collected from Indo-Gangetic Plain region of India. With the help of 127 research papers that are accessible for review, a list of the bee flora of Indo-Gangetic region has been compiled, representing 273 plants serving as the nectar and pollen sources. Knowledge of bee floras of this region will prove to be significant for beekeepers during beekeeping and improving the apiculture industry.


Apis, Bee flora, Honey, Indo-Gangetic Plain, Melissopalynology


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