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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 6
Alborz province beekeeping and its economic efficiency: A case study of district Karaj, Iran

Shakib Vaziritabar and Sayed Mehdi Esmaeilzade

Apis cerana F. is indigenous to Asia and is an important pollinator for Asian ecosystems; the Western honey bee Apis mellifera L. has been introduced to Asia because of its high honey yields. These studies were mainly based on household survey of beekeepers for which a representative sample of farmers with different socio-economic background were selected from different counties of district Karaj in Iran. Data so collected was statistically analyzed and inferences were drawn. Informations were taken on following aspects: socioeconomic profile, age, beekeeping experience, managing level, occupations and technologies contents: colony age, honey production, royal jelly production, etc. distribution of two exotic bee Apis mellifera L. and Apis cerana F. colonies in study areas and challenges.
Pages : 643-652 | 881 Views | 16 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Shakib Vaziritabar, Sayed Mehdi Esmaeilzade. Alborz province beekeeping and its economic efficiency: A case study of district Karaj, Iran. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(6):643-652.
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