Rearing of bees is (1) Sericulture (2) Apiculture (3) Silviculture (4) Horticulture

Answer: (2)

Bees are one of the many insects in the world that can produce honey which is beneficial to all of us. Apiculture is the scientific method of rearing honeybees. The word ‘apiculture’ comes from the Latin word ‘apis’ meaning bee. So, apiculture or beekeeping is the care and management of honey bees for the production of honey and the wax. In this method of apiculture, bees are bred commercially in apiaries, an area where a lot of beehives can be placed. Apiaries can be set up in areas where there are sufficient bee pastures usually areas that have flowering plants.

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