Beekeeping: leading agricultural change in New Zealand - Part 2

publication date: Aug 31, 2010
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Bee World Vol.72 (3) 1991 pp.117-130
Article Title

Beekeeping: leading agricultural change in New Zealand - Part 2 

Author(s)

Andrew Matheson

Abstract

The first part of this article was published in the previous issue of Bee World, and reviewed beekeeping in New Zealand - the bees and hives used, the composition of the industry and management methods used by commercial apiarists. The article concludes by looking at the infrastructure supporting the beekeeping industry - extension, training, research, regulations and industry organizations. This section also reviews the status of honey bee pests, predators and diseases in New Zealand.

KeywordsBeekeeping, Agriculture, New Zealand,
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