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- LI, Zheng-Hong; LIANG, Ning; MA, Hong; SAXENA, Kul Bhushan; YANG, Tao; LIU, Xiu-Xian; ZONG, Xu-Xiao
- Acta agronomica sinica 2012 v.37 no.12 pp. 2187-2193
- Cajanus cajan; Megachile; Xylocopa; drought tolerance; flowering; hybrids; male fertility; male flowers; pigeon peas; pollen; pollinating insects; pollination; restorer lines; seed yield; China
- ... Pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millspaugh] is the only shrubby food legume crop with drought tolerance in the world. Insect pollinators are essential to flower pollination in cytoplasmic genetic male sterility (CGMS) pigeonpea lines, and the species, abundance, and visiting frequency of insect pollinators are the key factors for pigeonpea hybrid production. More than 46 species of insects have been ...