Sunday, September 4, 2011

Apiology Definition and its Related terms

Apiology is the scientific study of honey bees, a subdiscipline of melittology, which is itself a branch of entomology. Honey bees are often chosen as a study group to answer questions on the evolution of social systems.
Related terms for Apiology
Melittology is the study of all bees, which comprise more than 17,000 species other than honey bees. Apicology is honey bee ecology. Apidology is a variant spelling of apiology used outside of the Western Hemisphere, primarily in Europe .it is sometimes used interchangeably with melittology.


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