Apiculture



beekeeping, especially on a commercial scale for the sale of honey.
Historical Examples

IT is not my intention to write a treatise on apiculture, or on practical bee-keeping.
The Life of the Bee Maurice Maeterlinck

Finally he produced woodcuts and engravings so perfect that to this day they serve to illustrate many books on apiculture.
The Life of the Bee Maurice Maeterlinck

This sign occurs very frequently in the pages devoted to apiculture.
Animal Figures in the Maya Codices Alfred M. Tozzer and Glover M. Allen

In the practice of apiculture these secondary and tertiary swarms are always returned to the mother-hive.
The Life of the Bee Maurice Maeterlinck

But the enumeration of such procedures belongs rather to technical treatises on apiculture, and would take us too far.
The Life of the Bee Maurice Maeterlinck

apiculture was common among the various peoples of Central America and Mexico.
Animal Figures in the Maya Codices Alfred M. Tozzer and Glover M. Allen

And thus, in a few years, the methods of apiculture underwent a radical change.
The Life of the Bee Maurice Maeterlinck

If we were asked to name the most important desideratum in apiculture, we should say feeding.
Chambers’s Journal of Popular Literature, Science, and Art, No. 698 Various

It is not by this happy-go-lucky method that profits are made by apiculture.
Chambers’s Journal of Popular Literature, Science, and Art, No. 698 Various

The Samogitians are good hunters, and all Lithuanians are given to apiculture and cattle breeding.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 7 Various

noun
the breeding and care of bees

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