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Analysis of melliferous invasive plants of Požega valley.


Knowing the melliferous plants and their habitats are very important because it can serve for finding a new possibilities in exploitation a bee forages. The goal of this paper is to analyze melliferous invasive plants in Požega valley. According to investigation in this area there are 34 invasive plant species of which 20 (58%) are melliferous, particularly Abutilon theophrasti Medic, Acer negundo L., Ailanthus altissima (Mill) Sw, Amorpha fruticosa L, Asclepias syriaca L., Conyza canadensis L. Cronquist, Helianthus tuberosus L., Robinia pseudoacacia L. and Solidago canadensis L. Beekeepers should be very careful with spreading of this plants, and should think about if the advantage they can have with these species are more important than preserving the biodiversity on beekeeping area.