Sentences Containing 'apiculture'
Janša is known as a pioneer of modern apiculture and a great expert in the field.
He was educated as a painter, but was employed as a teacher of apiculture at the Habsburg court in Vienna.
In 1769 he began to work full-time as a bee-keeper and a year later became the first royally appointed teacher of apiculture for all Austrian lands.
The Empress Maria Theresa issued a decree after Janša's death obliging all teachers of apiculture to use his books.
The Museum of Apiculture in Radovljica is also named after him.
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