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Asian Journal of Plant Sciences
  Year: 2015 | Volume: 14 | Issue: 2 | Page No.: 84-88
DOI: 10.3923/ajps.2015.84.88
 
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Insects Pollination of Zucchini Farming in Indonesia and their Economic Importance

Mia Rosmiati, Ramadhani Eka Putra and Ahim Ruswandi

Abstract:
Insect pollination have an important role for the production of food crops, vegetables and fruits. Various studies have shown that pollination contributes very significantly to agricultural production, such as fruits, vegetables, fiber crops and nuts. Zucchini is one vegetable that depend on these ecosystem services. The purpose of this study was to analyze the economic contribution of insect pollinators on yield zucchini production at the farm level. To calculate the economic value of insect pollinators used bio economy model. The results showed that the dependence on bee pollinators zucchini plants is very high, bee pollinators not only affect the quantity of production but also can affect the quality of zucchini such as the size and weight of the fruit.
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Mia Rosmiati, Ramadhani Eka Putra and Ahim Ruswandi, 2015. Insects Pollination of Zucchini Farming in Indonesia and their Economic Importance. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 14: 84-88.

DOI: 10.3923/ajps.2015.84.88

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ajps.2015.84.88

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