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Beekeeping and honey sources in the United States


, : Beekeeping and honey sources in the United States. Papers presented at technical seminar on honey standards, testing procedures and quality control, May 25, 1992, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: 2-24

The plants responsible for most of the USA's honey production can be divided into 3 groups: clovers and alfalfa; oilseed plants (rape, soyabean, sunflower etc.); miscellaneous (29 plants responsible for about 35% of the USA honey crop are listed).

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