Meaning of Pasturage

What is Pasturage?

Pasturage is defined as

The vegetation of flowers and plants that are available near to the bee hives so that the bees can feed on the nectar.

To produce honey, bees need to collect nectar and pollen grains.

How does Pasturage affect Apiculture?

Apiculture is defined as

The managing of colonies of honey bees for the production of honey, beewax, etc.

Pasturage is important in apiculture because the quality, quantity, and the taste of the honey is dependent on the pasturage. As the yield of pasturage gets better, the quality of honey improves.

Below is the video explaining the concept of apiculture:


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