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The dancing bees

The dancing bees

DANCING OF BEES is a message about the source of nectar and pollen, about a tree with propolis to seal cracks in the hive; about finding water sources or new location suitable for nest building. In the presence of abundant food of source …

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Yellow bees

Yellow bees

Yellow bees species of Apis metlifica are Italian bees, and then Cyprus, Syrian, Israeli, Egyptian and Saharan bees. Italian bee was imported to the United States before the other bees. It is widespread in the U.S. Italian bees give the largest amount of …

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Black bees

Black bees (1)

Social bees (Apidae) are divided into three general groups: stingless bees (Melipona), bumble bees (Bombus) and honeybees (Apis). Main type Apis includes Apis dorsata and Apis indica (Indian), Apis florea (dwarf East Indian bee), and finally, honeybee -Apis mellifica, or  Mellifera. Members of …

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Bee facts

Bee facts (1)

Here are some more interesting bee facts: – 100 g of honey give the human body 320 calories, it’s more than in 100 g of any meat.  – Honey contains 10-21% of water  – To collect 1kg of honey, bees have …

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Best plants for bees

Ligularia sibirica

This group includes plants that do not grow or are rarely found in the nature, but they are the best honey plants and sown specifically for honey collection. So if you do not know what to plant for honey bees …

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Live bees

Live bees (3)

LIVE BEES! Such a designation is not written at the entrance to the apiary and is not intended for beekeepers. These cautionary words can be seen on the packages of bees, which are sent in the mail cars, boats and aircrafts.

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Ground bees

Ground bees (3)

In nature there are different bees, honey bees have brothers and sisters who live in the ground, the so-called ground bees. They all feed nectar and pollen. Many think that bumble bees are enemies of bees, but it is quite wrong, bumblebees …

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Blue bee

Blue bee (1)

Despite the absence of honey bees in some villages, in most cases, there is a crop of apples, pears, cherries and plums. The question arises: who pollinated these fruit trees? The answer is simple – the solitary bees and bumblebees, which are in each …

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Digestive system of a bee

Digestive system of a bee (1)

Food for the bees are nectar and pollen from honey plants and polliniferous plants. Bees collect nectar through the proboscis, made up of almost all separated elongated segments. A longish piece of proboscis – tongue – ends with a spoon, …

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Bee wings

bee wing

Bees have two pairs of wings and they are appendages of medium- and metathorax. Wings fully develop only in the transition from the bee pupa to an adult bee. They are laid in a bag-like rudiment of covers of the middle- …

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