Course Code : ABF 332

Course Title: Apiculture and Honey Technology

Weekly lecture and application hours of the course: 3 – 0

Course Description:Honeybee biology and behaviour, manipulation of honeybee colonies, honeybee pathology as well as the beehive products.Includes lectures, practical’s and laboratory work, as well as educational visits at apiaries.

Textbooks and supplementary books:

  1. The Buzz about Bees: Biology of a Super organism by Jürgen Tautz ISBN 3540787291 , 9783540787297

  2. The World History of Beekeeping and Honey Hunting by Ethel Eva Crane ISBN 1136746706, 9781136746703

Course Evaluation:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory