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apiculture

[′ā·pə‚kəl·chər]
(agriculture)
Large-scale commercial beekeeping.
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David Tarpy, associate professor and extension apiculturist at North Carolina State University; and Dick Rogers, research manager and entomologist of the North American Bayer Bee Care Center.
Sue's bees are polite," says Eric Mussen, UC Cooperative Extension apiculturist.
Even an apiculturist - a bee scientist - has gotten in on the act.
Honeybees become harmless when taken away from their honeycomb [mass of waxy hexagonal cells that hold honey]," says apiculturist (bee expert) Eric Mussen at the University of California at Davis.
Eric Mussen, an extension apiculturist at the University of California, Davis, said that the delicate art of inseminating queen bees is a step in the right direction in curbing the spread of the aggressive bees but is perhaps just a blip on the radar screen.
UC Davis Extension Apiculturist Eric Mussen, a member of the UC Davis Department of Entomology faculty for 32 years, said the bee population "still has not recovered from previous losses.
This incident quickly turned her into an apiculturist, and she has been harvesting honey from several backyard hives, containing tens of thousands of bees, ever since.
In preparing the report, senators met with apiculturists and farmers.