apiculture

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apiculture

[′ā·pə‚kəl·chər]
(agriculture)
Large-scale commercial beekeeping.
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Only those brought from Ardeal, with a lot of difficulty, brought some light of hope and education for the apiculturists.
After the event, one student raffled off the honey bears donated by our apiculturist.
1996; Cane, 1997; Kevan, 1999), this information is still unfamiliar to growers and especially apiculturists and horticulturists who still ask for advice.
Other occupations in which workers have functions similar to those of farmers and farm managers are agricultural engineer, agronomist, animal breeder, animal scientist, apiculturist, botanist, county agricultural agent, dairy scientist, extension service specialist, farm worker supervisor, feed and farm management advisor, horticulturist, plant breeder, poultry scientist, range manager, and soil conservationist.
Whatever Colony Collapse Disorder is, it is beginning to back off a bit," said Eric Mussen, a University of California Extension Apiculturist.
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.
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.
This grantee will be expected to join the national network of apiculturists as SGP helps to develop a strong and vibrant industry.
Muscat: Oman's apiculturists have been urged to participate in the sixth Annual Honey Souk.