DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2017.05.004
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Grace Asiko, Kiptarus Julius, Mochorwa Jared, Koech Christine

Abstract: Abstract: Planting bee forage can profitably contribute to the sustainability of the beekeeping industry in Kenya. A variety of crops and vegetables are known to be suitable forage, since they are visited by most bee pollinators. In a pollination program at the National Beekeeping Institute, Lenana, various crops were selected to boost the bee forage range, after it was noticed that the prevailing honeybee colonies were dwindling drastically due to drought and other visible causes. The kales, sunflower and st…

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