Jelena Pejić, Mihajlo Milovanović, Aca Božilov, Petar Pejić

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Bees are insects of great importance to humanity and the living environment. Bees are the main pollinators and plants are dependent on them. Consequently, global food production is dependent on bees and their work. In order to have a healthy living environment, it is of great importance for humans to help bees to be as healthy and productive as possible. The relationship between humans and bees is more than 9000 years old, but beekeeping principles and tools invented more than 200 years ago are still in use. The new principle that taking momentum in the beekeeping industry is Precision Beekeeping (PB). This is an apiary management strategy based on the monitoring of individual honeybee colonies to minimize resource consumption, maximize the productivity of bees and improve the quality of the living environment. In this research, we analyze the state-of-the-art systems for Precision Beekeeping. We make a comparative analysis of commercial solutions for precision beekeeping, with the goal to understand and determine the impact of device features on honeybees and the living environment.


Precision Beekeeping, Living Environment, Bees, Sensors

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