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- n. beekeeper
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a farmer who keeps bees for their honey.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who engages in apiculture, or the breeding, care, and improvement of bees.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a farmer who keeps bees for their honey
Hive losses during the winter months have always been a problem for commercial beekeepers, explains Eric Mussen, an apiculturist and researcher at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at the University of California, Davis.
Even though the bees did all the work, I felt like I was quite the apiculturist.
-- There will be a number of demonstrations at the farm, one by Prof. Francis Jager, the apiculturist, at 11: 30 o'clock, at the Apiary Building.
Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Embracing the Transactions of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society,Volume 44, from December 1, 1915, to December 1, 1916, Including the Twelve Numbers of "The Minnesota Horticulturist" for 1916
Yet the advantage of honeybees is that it's the only species that can be managed, cultivated and moved to where needed for pollination, said B.C.'s apiculturist Paul van Westendorp.
UC Davis apiculturist Eric Mussen said bees are still available, though they are more expensive.
Eric Mussen, an apiculturist or bee expert at the University of California, Davis, said it costs U.S. beekeepers about $1.40 to make a pound of honey, including colony maintenance, transportation to honey production areas, harvesting and packing.
After several mild years, it has resurfaced with a vengeance, said Eric Mussen, apiculturist with the University of California at Davis.
Paul van Westendorp, the provincial apiculturist for British Columbia's Ministry of Agriculture, said that in Canada, there are renewed calls to tighten the regulations of honey labeling.
Just because you didn't study the migration patterns of bees in middle school doesn't mean that you can't be an apiculturist if you so choose.
Paul van Westendorp, the provincial apiculturist for British Columbia's Ministry of Agriculture, said that in Canada, there are renewed calls to tighten up the regulations of honey labeling.