Beekeeping:The Future Growth Engine for Indian Farmers

publication date: Jan 18, 2011
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Bee World Vol.87 (3) 2010 pp.47-49
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Beekeeping:The Future Growth Engine for Indian Farmers


Gurpreet Singh Makkar, Pardeep Kumar Chhuneja and Mukhtar Singh Gill.


India has witnessed exemplary fast paced growth of beekeeping as an agro‐based subsidiary occupation. However, the major challenges ahead need to be addressed for sustaining the profitability of beekeeping in India. The authors are very much in the front line of developments being in charge of the Beekeeping Unit at Moga and senior staff members of the Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab. India. 

KeywordsBeekeeping in India, Sustainability, agro‐based subsidiary occupation in India
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