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Turkish Journal of Biology

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Abstract

During 1995 and 1996, it was determined that there were 42 bee species belonging to 5 families visiting sunflowers in the Erzurum region. The species with the highest number of bees visiting sunflowers was Apis mellifera L. (80-88%). Wild bee species accounted for 12-20% of sunflower visits. The most abundant wild bee species were Pyrobombus incertus(Mor.), P. cullumanus apollineus (Skor.), Megabombus sylvarum daghestanicus(Rad.), M. armeniacus(Rad)., M. ruderarius

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