Funded by: Department of biotechnology, New DelhiOutcome of the entire project
- 1) Document species, subspecies, and ecotypes of honeybees (Apisdorsata, A. cerana, A. florea) from different nine agro-climatic zones of Maharashtra through Morphometric and Biotechnological tools.
- 2) Determine genetic and Phylogenetic relationships among populations of honeybees occurring in Maharashtra using microsatellite markers and mitochondrial genes.
- 3) Collection of honeybees from Maharashtra region and send them to UAS Dharwad for morphometric studies.
- 4) Other centers involved in this studies are: University of Agricultural Sciences, dharwad, Karnataka ( Lead Centre), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, Kerala Agricultural University, Vellayani, Kerala, Calicut University, Calicut, Kerala, Andhra University, Visakhaptnam, Andhra Pradesh, Vidyaprtishthan’s School of biotechnology, Baramati, Maharashtra, Sher-e-kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and technology, Jammu, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam.