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6123 APIARISTS AND SERICULTURISTS
 


    Apiarists and sericulturists plan and carry out the necessary operations to breed, raise and tend insects such as honey bees, silkworms or other species, for sale or delivery of honey, beeswax, silk cocoons, etc., on a regular basis to wholesale buyers, marketing organisations or at markets.

    Tasks include -

    (a) determining kinds and amounts of insect products to be produced-,

    (b) purchasing insects, growing or purchasing food and other supplies;

    (c) renting or investing in buildings, equipment and machinery;

    (d) breeding, raising and tending insects and collecting their products;

    (e) storing and carrying out some basic processing of their produce;

    (f) maintaining buildings, machinery and equipment;

    (g) delivering or marketing products;

    (h) performing related tasks;

    (i) supervising other worker's.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Apiarist

  • Apiary worker, skilled

  • Sericulturist


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Department manager, production and operations/agriculture - 1221

  • General manager, agriculture - 1311

  • Labourer, farm - 9211

  • Managing director, enterprise/agriculture - 1210


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.