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Bees and beekeeping in Nepal

, : Bees and beekeeping in Nepal. Bee World 76(4): 185-194

This short review of beekeeping in Nepal, with 17 references, deals with the following aspects: geography of the region, honey bee species (Apis cerana, A. florea, A. dorsata, A. laboriosa and the introduced A. mellifera), honey bee forage and agricultural crops, beekeeping with A. cerana and A. mellifera, the Bee Development Programme (BDP), the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), and honey bee pathogens, parasites and predators.

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Accession: 002763338

DOI: 10.1080/0005772X.1995.11099269

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