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Microscopic Bugs Used To Save The Bees
2014-10-28 03:18:52

Undergraduate BYU student on the path to treating deadly bee-killing bacteria

honey bees reproduction timing
2014-08-23 03:00:09

When a colony of honeybees grows to about 4,000 members, it triggers an important first stage in its reproductive cycle: the building of a special type of comb used for rearing male reproductive, called drones.

New Study Shows How Honey Bees Stay Cool
2014-07-28 03:29:54

Honey bees, especially the young, are highly sensitive to temperature and to protect developing bees, adults work together to maintain temperatures within a narrow range.

2014-06-09 23:00:22

This week, Lifetime Health Australia launches delicious Natural Life Raw Honeycomb – the long awaited addition to its stable of bee health products. Sydney,

2014-05-06 23:16:42

A bold blend of honey that reminds us of the strength and character of our American pioneers. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Bethesda-based Bee America

2014-01-15 23:20:38

Domestic and global weather conditions, import competition and the incidence of disease have defined revenue and production volumes for the Beekeeping industry during the five years to 2013; however,

2013-09-12 23:32:19

New York Beekeepers are preparing to remove the sweet bounty that the honeybees have collected from the various flowers that bloom in the Empire State. Rochester,

2013-08-21 23:22:39

The Western honeybee is increasingly endangered and critical to Colorado’s ecosystem.

2013-08-19 23:02:44

Beeswax Candles from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company are reviewed by Daisy Burgos on her

2013-07-18 23:18:08

On her blog Giveaways & Glitter, Mistee Dawn reviews beeswax candles from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company.


Latest Beehive Reference Libraries

2005-09-08 09:11:58

The honeybee is a colonial insect that is often maintained, fed, and transported by farmers. Honeybees are a subset of bees which fall into the Order Hymenoptera and Suborder Apocrita. Of the approximately 20,000 known species of bees, four are considered honeybees: Apis florea, Apis dorsata, Apis cerana, and Apis mellifera (Western honeybee). It is thought that they have been domesticated at least since the time of the building of the Egyptian pyramids. Honeybees store honey (which is...

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  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
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