For those looking for a quick reference to the concept, without any further reading, the simplest way is to insert the following (APA Style) citation:
Varey, W. (2008). Apithology: An emergent continuum. Aspects of Apithology: Journal of Apithological Practice, 1(1), 1-7.
This original article is a re-print from a paper published on 16 October, 2004.
Being a short article (in a vast field) your use and understanding of the idea will be readily transparent from your use of this reference.
For the source of the concept (if interested) you can read and download the referenced article (in full) here: http://aspects.apithology.org/Aspects.Vol.1.No.1.pdf