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Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 17 ISSUE 4
Written by Iuliana ANTONIE

The study aimed to idemtify and evaluate the honey species in Sibiu surrounding area, especially in the surroundings of Sălişte. Thus, it is desirable to complete and exploit as efficiently the honey resources in Sibiu County. Among the research methods applied in this study are: the use of bibliographic resources, direct field observations, the collection of plant material in the studied ecosystem, the determination of the botanical material in the laboratory. 23 plant families of 44 species have been identified in the area. Of these, only 28 have a melliferous potential. According to the nature of the feed they provide to the bees, the honey plants have been divided into: nectaropolinifers, nectarifers, polinifers. The honeycomb base includes species belonging to mountain forests, hills and plateaus, grasslands and meadows. From the apiculture point of view of we have identified five groups. The floral potential of the area has encouraged other than sheeping another concern of the inhabitants of this area, namely beekeeping.

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