Subject: Agriculture | S | economic evaluation | breeding programme; two high performance bee lines; economic evaluation | breeding programme | two high performance bee lines
This study aimed to evaluate costs, incomes and financial results related to the creation of two Apis Mellifica Carpatica lines, based on a specific Breeding Programme within a closed population. The two beelines have been carefully selected for the bee populations livi... View more
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-The breeding programme costs is totalizing USD 10,109 for the three years of experiments, but incomes are more than sufficient to cover them. The total income for the three years was estimated at USD 19,751 of which marketable queens value represents 77.85%, that is USD 15,377.
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