• Geography
  • Published 2016

Beekeepers' honeybee colony selection practice in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia.

@inproceedings{Tilahun2016BeekeepersHC,
  title={Beekeepers' honeybee colony selection practice in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia.},
  author={Mesfin Tilahun and Zenebe Abraha and A. Gebre and P. M. Drumond},
  year={2016}
}
Selection of colonies plays an important role for successful harvesting of desired products from honeybees. The purpose of this study was therefore to assess local knowledge and experience of beekeepers in Tigray regional state of Ethiopia with regard to colony selection and management practices during purchase and multiplication. Respondent selection was carried out based on the existing conventional agroecological zones namely Dega (highland), Kolla (lowland) and Weinadega (midland). Four… CONTINUE READING

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