The role of beekeeping in production of oil crops

The role of beekeeping in production of oil crops

by Andor Kovács

Production of sunflower oil are expected to serve larger and larger extent – over the demand of food industry and chemical industry – biofuel production. This could be especially true for that areas where climate is not allowed to grow winter rape safely and economically. Ecological role of honey-bees can be considered undoubtful in preservation of biodiversity of flora and fauna. I analyse the following problems in our study:
•• What is the significance of oil plants in European and Hungarian energy production?
•• How influence pollination the yields and the safety of production of oil plants?
•• What is the role of oil plants in the development of production structure of beekeeping?
•• What are the economical advantages of the above-mentioned effects?

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