Welcome to this course on Apiculture
This practical course has been prepared with the objective of introducing the B.Sc. students to the world of honey bees and modern beekeeping. This course starts with importance of apiculture with brief history. Practical information on equipment required, handling of honey bee colonies, seasonal managements and economics has been provided in concise form. Since this course has no theory (only practical), the basic information for each practical has been briefly described in the beginning of each practical to unable the students to understand the subject before starting the practical. The course content has been developed to provide the B.Sc. student an easy to understand, to the point reading material which will help them in learning practical bee keeping more efficiently.