Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2019)
Melissopalynological analysis of honey samples collected from Nilambur Taluk in Malappuram district, Kerala
Author(s): Amrutha N Divakaran, Sincy Joseph
Abstract: Melissopalynological analysis of honey samples was done in five regions of Nilambur taluk during the period of June to September in 2018. In this study 14 pollen grains was identified to species level, 2 in generic level, 2 in family level and 1 as type. The identified pollen grains belongs to 11family. Of these plants, 9 are tree, 4 are shrubs, 1 is herb and 2 are climbers. Due to the variation of bee visits in plants, the pollen density varies in each sample.