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The raising and care of bees for commercial or agricultural purposes.

[Latin apis, bee + culture.]

a′pi·cul′tur·al adj.
a′pi·cul′tur·ist n.
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Adj.1.apicultural - relating to the care and breeding of beesapicultural - relating to the care and breeding of bees
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Contract award: Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
The outreach strategy has grown to include organizing neighborhood farm-to-table dinners, providing all-local luncheons for Boulder Community Health staffers and the Boulder meeting of the beekeeping members of the Western Apicultural Society, and running the new-for-2015 Seeds Library Cafe at the central library.
There have been several studies on different apicultural products as colony attractant in the tropics, for instance, the use of old raw combs to attract bee colony in Himachal, Himalaya [3].
He was also a member of the Eastern Apicultural Society, the Massachusetts Farm Bureau, and the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA.
In Beyond The Veil, while you are drawn into the hunt for a possible murderer, you'll be soaking up facts about bees, beekeeping and all things apicultural.
3) CCD is now thought to emerge from the interrelation of several factors including epidemics of several virus species, bacteria, and parasitic mites; poor nutrition arising from industrial agricultural and apicultural practices; pesticides (recently, neonicotinoids or neonics were controversially banned by the EU); transport conditions for bees moved in truckloads; breeding practices; and habitat degradation including the replacement of natural habitats with anthropogenic ones, pollution, and climate change (USDA, UNEP Global Bee).
Apicultural practices driven by the economics of the industry such as transporting hives for pollination services, have contributed to the spread of Varroa and a newly arrived and possibly more virulent species of Nosema.
Dr Nicola Bradbear, an internationally-recognised expert in apicultural development, will give a talk about the work of Bees for Development, the charity she founded, which assists beekeepers living in poor and remote areas of the world.
2001) Influence of the proximity of American foulbrood cases and apicultural management on the prevalence of Paenibacillus larvae spores in Belgian honey.
International Journal of Applied Agriculture and Apicultural Research, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria.
Journal of Apicultural Research and Bee World, 47(2): 156-163.