Wahana Forestra: Jurnal Kehutanan
Vol 10, No 1 (2015)

KETERSEDIAAN JENIS TUMBUHAN SUMBER PAKAN LEBAH MADU Apis cerana DI KAWASAN SMK KEHUTANAN NEGERI PEKANBARU

Wiyono, Slamet (Unknown)
Suhesti, Eni (Unknown)
Hadinoto, Hadinoto (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
30 Aug 2017

Abstract

This research aims to inventory the availability of the plant types as  Apis cerana honeybee’s feed sources    This research was conducted at SMK Kehutanan Negeri Pekanbaru in April - June 2014. The research method includes making example plot, inventory of crops in sample plot, determination of plant species of bee feed source and determination of flowering calendar. Circular observation plots of 0.10 ha are systematically made in two straight lines intersecting perpendicularly to form a four-way South-North-East-West direction where the point of cutting is the point of placement of one honey bee colony in the area of SMK Forestry of Pekanbaru State. In each direction the winds are built four plots with a plot distance of 175 m, so there are 16 plots to represent the optimum flying range + 1.54 ha (radius + 700m). All tree species in the plot were calculated and identified as status of bee feed or not. The inventory for the grass species is done in a sub plot of 0.5 mx 0.5 meters.  The results of the study found 39 species of bee plants with a total of 301 individuals, consisting of 9 types of forestry crops, 21 types of plantation / horticulture, 9 species of grass / grass. Based on the diversity of species, the number and season of different flowering then in SMK Kehutanan Negeri Pekanbaru plant as a source of bee feed is available throughout the year.

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