Apiculture

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Apiculture is the scientific method of rearing and maintainace of honeybee hives for the purpose of honey and wax. Apiculture is the science of beekeeping. Humans have collected honey from wild bee hives for more than 8,000 years, as shown in Mesolithic rock paintings dating from 6000 B. C. E. By 2500 B. C. E. , Egyptians were keeping bees in artificial hives.

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