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apiculture

[′ā·pə‚kəl·chər]
(agriculture)
Large-scale commercial beekeeping.
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Four apicultural products (propolis, wax, slum gum and honey) obtained from the same apiary were used for the experiment.
1Key Laboratory of Pollinating Insect Biology, Ministry of Agriculture; Institute of Apicultural Research, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 100093, Beijing, China
From Tom Newlin we learn that Tolstoy's passion for beekeeping arose at a time of great apicultural change in Russia, when modern frame hives had begun to appear alongside the traditional log hives, and that he appears to have used Polish beekeeper Jan Dolinovsky's manual, translated into Russian in 1861, as his principal handbook (Newlin 371).
The bee pollen samples for this study were taken from the most important region for this apicultural activity in Colombia, covering most commercially available varieties of this product in the country.
This was the official start of the apicultural education in Romania, and the Course of Rational Beekeeping has been printed out.
Even typical predators such as wax moths avoid the newly abandoned hives for a week or more, according to a report by the Mid-Atlantic Apicultural Research and Extension Consortium.
The Apiary Inspectors of America, in a report published in the July 2007 issue of the American Bee Journal, said, "The apicultural industry has seen a dramatic decline in the number of honey bee colonies managed in the United States since the introduction of the honey bee tracheal mite and the Varroa mite in the 1980s.
Three new Cuban apicultural health products were unveiled at the 1st Latin American Meeting of Apiculture and the 2nd Cuban Congress of Apiculture (CUBAPI), held recently in Havana and attended by over 300 participants from 20 countries.
Indeed, in his last and revelatory collection, Birthday Letters, in the poem, 'The Bee God', Hughes shows how, to his horror, his wife's sudden apicultural interests signify a symbolic reunion with the ghostly figure of her father, who was an authority on the bumble bee: (7) 'When you wanted bees I never dreamed | It meant your Daddy had come up out of the well'.
Largely due to the similarity between the tikung collection system practised by the honeyhunters in the flooded forests of DSWR and the rafter honeyboard system in southern Vietnam, the DSWR project was approached by Vincent Mulder (a representative of CIDSE--a Dutch development NGO and NECTAR--the Netherlands Centre for Tropical Apicultural Resources) to facilitate an exchange between DSWR honey collectors and their counterparts who collect honey in the seasonally flooded melaleuca forests of the U Minh Forest in the Minh Hai Province of southern Vietnam.
In the summer JOURNAL OF APICULTURAL RESEARCH, Berenbaum and her Illinois colleagues Steven M.
International trade in certain apicultural products - royal jelly, pollen and propolis - is expanding rapidly and is estimated to be worth several tens of millions of dollars annually.