A New Beehive and Elaborative Beekeeping Technique for Apis cerana cerana
ZHANG Han;CAI Lingkai;LIU Yi-bo;ZHANG You-wan;HE Xu-jiang;Agricultural bureau Shangrao City,Jiangxi Province;Shangrao Yijing bee tool Co.Ltd.;Honeybee research institute,Jiangxi agricultural university;
Honeybees Apis cerana cerana is a precious bee resource in China, playing an important role in agriculture and ecosystem balance. Apis cerana cerana is much more untamed than Apis mellifera and is normally kept in traditional barrel hives, Langstroth 10-frames hives and other types of hives. This study innovated a new beehive and related beekeeping technique for Apis cerana cerana, in order to improve the development of standard beehive and bee keeping technique for Apis cerana cerana.