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Roadmap Lays Out Comprehensive Approach to Tackling Top Four Issues Impacting Honey Bee Health Keystone, Colorado (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Honey
Wide ranging recommendations the latest milestone in a decades-long commitment to bee health MODESTO, Calif., Oct.
Colony Collapse Disorder emerged in 2006 when beekeepers and scientists noticed that significantly large numbers of adult honey bees were leaving their hives, never to return. This mass exodus has had serious implications for farmers and growers who depend upon the bees as pollinators.
Bumblebees are able to connect differences in pollen quality with floral features, like petal color, and so land only on the flowers that offer the best rewards
Scientists attached radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags to hundreds of individual honey bees and tracked them for several weeks. The effort yielded two discoveries: Some foraging bees are much busier than others; and if those busy bees disappear, others will take their place.
DUBLIN, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the
If you were foraging for food in a highly competitive environment, and you found a very lucrative source, how would you communicate this prize to your teammates without giving it away to your competitors? This is the situation bees find themselves in quite often.
Alfalfa or lucerne is a perennial forage crop cultivated in many warmer-temperate arid regions around the world.
DUBLIN, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zkltwn/forage_feed)
Rising spring temperatures prompt many bee species to begin their search for the flowering plants they depend on for food — and which they propagate through pollination.
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...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.