1. 19/3/1993 Drunk bees can be a problem. An Australian scientist studying beekeeping practices in Kenya observed strange behavior. Drunk bees had difficulty coordinating their actions. They may die or be unable to return to their hive. When they do make it to the entrance, strange acting drunk bees are...
  2. 19/6/1995 Dave Morneauin the Central Plateau of Haiti asked us about the Haitian beekeepers’ belief that neem(Azadirachta indica) or chinaberry (Melia azedarach) blossom nectar is harmful to honeybees, since leaves and seeds are widely used to control insects. Joy Niland, Food Gardens Foundation, South...
  3. FAO:En casi todos los países del mundo, las abejas y sus productos no solo son bien conocidos y tienen una amplia preferencia de los consumidores, sino que proporcionan medios de vida sostenibles a muchos pequeños agricultores y otras poblaciones rurales y no rurales. Las abejas ofrecen un gran...
  4. This beekeeping dictionary contains terms frequently used by beekeepers and melittologists. The words are taken from various disciplines including beekeeping, entomology, environmental science, biology, chemistry, and botany. Use the comment section below if you would like to add another word.
  5. Journal of Economic Entomologythe most-cited entomological journal – publishes articles on the economic significance of insects and includes sections on apiculture & social insects, insecticides, biological control, household & structural insects, crop protection, forest entomology, and...
  6. Abstract, 2018, Journal of Economic Entomology Numerous papers have shown that propolis contributes favorably to worker honey bee (Apis melliferaL.) immune response and colony social immunity. Moreover, resin-foraging specialists are more sensitive than pollen foragers to tactile information in...
  7. 19/1/1976 Worldwide, more than 3,000 plant species have been used as food, only 300 of which are now widely grown, and only 12 of which furnish nearly 90 percent of the world's food. These 12 include the grains: rice, wheat, maize (corn), sorghums, millets, rye, and barley, and potatoes, sweet potatoes,...
  8. In Guide to Bees and Honey, Hooper's aim has been to replace the mystique and legend of an ancient craft with a practical approach, using the results of modern research techniques, and writing with enthusiasm and clarity.