Original paper

Population Management in the Mason bee species Osmia cornuta and O rufa for Orchard Pollination in Serbia (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)

[Uzgajanje populacija Osmia cornuta and O rufa za oprašivanje vocnjaka u Srbiji (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)]

Krunic, Miloje D; Stanisavljevic, Ljubiša Ž

Entomologia Generalis Volume 29 Number 1 (2006), p. 27 - 38

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published: Sep 1, 2006

DOI: 10.1127/entom.gen/29/2006/27

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Abstract

The brief history of utilization of commercialized species of Osmia for pollination of orchards and berry crops in the world is reviewed. Their effectiveness in pollinating different kinds of fruit plants is stressed. Management of Osmia cornuta (Latreille 1805) and O rufa (Linneaus 1758) populations and their use in the climatic conditions of the wider vicinity of Belgrade are discussed. The species O cornuta and O rufa have been used to pollinate orchards in Serbia for more than 20 years, but still not very intensively.

Résumé

U radu je dat osvrt na istorijat korišçenja komercijalizovanih vrsta Osmia za oprašivanje voçnjaka i nekih vrsta jagodiãastih biljaka u svetu. Naglašena je njihova ef kasnost oprašivanja za pojedine vrste voçaka. Prikazan je pregled uzgajanja i korišçenja populacija pãela Osmia cornuta (Latreille 1805) i O rufa (Linneaus 1758) u klimatskim uslovima šire okoline Beograda. Vrste O cornuta i O rufa se koriste više od 20 godina za oprašivanje voçnjaka u Srbiji ali još uvek ne toliko intenzivno.

Keywords

Osmia cornuta (Latreille 1805)Osmia rufa (Linnaeus 1758)mason beesorchard beepãele masonipãele voçnjaka