The scientific names of the common species of honey-bees found in India are ‘Apis indica’, ‘Apis Dorsata’, etc.
Bees are the pollinators of many crop species like sunflower, Brassica, apple and pear.
The benefits of keeping beehives in crop fields during flowering period are:
i. It increases pollination efficiency
ii. It improves the yield i.e., both crop yield and honey yield.
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