International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 264

Full Length Research Paper

Honeybee colony marketing and its implications for queen rearing and beekeeping development in Tigray, Ethiopia

Teweldemedhn Gebretinsae
  • Teweldemedhn Gebretinsae
  • Department of Animal Science and Ecotourism, Axum University, Shire campus, Shire Tigray Ethiopia.
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Yayneshet Tesfay
  • Yayneshet Tesfay
  • International Livestock Research Institute (ILIRI), Mekelle, Ethiopia
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  •  Received: 18 September 2013
  •  Accepted: 08 May 2014
  •  Published: 31 July 2014

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