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Pollination by Hymenopterans and Economic Values of Pollination Service

Author Affiliations

  • 1Addis Ababa University, College of Education and Behavioral Studies, Department of Science and Mathematics Education Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 5, Issue (8), Pages 58-68, August,10 (2016)


This review of pollination by hymenopterans and economic values of pollination service is aimed at providing summarized information about the role of hymenopterans in pollination and the attempt made to estimate the economic values of pollination service in the world. Moreover, it also provides knowhow about the current states of the pollinating agents especially the biotic once in the world. With this aim this paper tries to review research on role of hymenopterans such as honeybee, bumblebees, stingless bees, wasps and ants in pollination and the attempts made to estimate the economic values of pollination service in the world. Furthermore, researches on the current status of the pollinators will be reviewed.


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