Honey production by the Mayans in the Yucatan peninsula

publication date: Apr 27, 2009
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Bee World  Vol.84 (4) 2003 pp.  144 - 154
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Article TitleHoney production by the Mayans in the Yucatan peninsula
Author(s)

FRANCISCO J GÜEMES-RICALDE, ROGELVILLANUEVA-G AND KAREN D EATON

 

Abstract

In this article we describe the conditions of modern-day Mayan beekeepers for honey production in the Yucatan peninsula and show how this can aid in understanding the problems confronting them and the causes behind their economic lag.

 

KeywordsYucatan Peninsula, Mexico, beekeeping
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