Honey Bee Genetics - Glenn Apiaries
Principles of honey bee genetics, including chromosomal number, mitochondrial DNA, sex alleles, hygienic behavior, cordovan color, and tracheal mite resistance.
It Takes More than Royal Jelly To Make A Queen
Nurse bees feed larvae destined to be workers not only royal jelly, which queen-destined larvae are fed, but also beebread, or processed pollen (seen here).
Western honey bee - Wikipedia
The western honey bee or European honey bee (Apis mellifera) is the most common of the 7–12 species of honey bee worldwide. The genus name Apis is Latin for "bee", and mellifera is the Latin for "honey-bearing", referring to the species' production of honey for the winter.. Like all honey bees, the western honey bee is eusocial, creating colonies with a single fertile female (or "queen ...
Martindale's Calculators On-Line Center: Agriculture ...
agriculture engineering. agriculture engineering design tools, drawings, spreadsheets (xls) agriculture engineering spreadsheets (spreadsheets open online with excel, iwork-numbers, ibm lotus symphony, neooffice, openoffice calc, etc.)
Bibliography of Current Topics in Bee Breeding
Bibliography of scientific beekeeping literature focusing on honeybee breeding, mite and disease resistance, and instrumental insemination of queen bees.
1000 Bee Web Links | Bad Beekeeping Blog
The Bad Beekeeper's Web Links The Very Best Places to Bee on the Web Canadian Honey Council The National Honey Board Tom Sanford's APIS Newsletter New Zealand's Kiwimana (great podcasts!) Bad Beekeeper's Blog May we add your favourite sites? Post your suggestions in Comments, below! All Around the World: Beekeeping without Borders Bee World Project…
Choosing your Troops: Breeding Mite-Fighting Bees ...
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A-Z" BEE INDEX, Text Links for Dave Cushman's Beekeeping Pages
The honey bee represented in the picture to the right is not very typical of Apis mellifera mellifera.I am used to bees that are more black than the one shown here. Although I have a special interest in bees of Apis mellifera mellifera strains, I am fascinated by all aspects of all types of Apis mellifera honey bees.
Apis mellifera — Wikipédia
Nom binominal Apis mellifera Linnaeus , 1758 Répartition géographique Abeille européenne , avette ou mouche à miel (Apis mellifera) est une abeille à miel domestique originaire d'Europe. Elle est considérée comme semi-domestique. C'est une des abeilles élevées à grande échelle en apiculture pour produire du miel et pour la pollinisation . Le nom de genre Apis est le terme latin pour ...
Sick Bees – Part 8: Time for a Paradigm Shift ...
Figure 1. This colony is under nutritional stress. Note the lack of a band of pollen around the brood, and the spotty brood pattern. A colony under nutritional stress cannot defend itself well against viruses and other parasites.