The biology of honey bees

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It is believed that there's approximately 20,000 species of bees worldwide making them the interest of bee keepers who rely on them to cross pollinate. By bees doing that it not only changes the flowers species, but changes the quality of the honey they produce.

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The biology of honey bees

  1. 1. The Biology Of Honey Bees
  2. 2. <ul><li>It is believed that there's approximately 20,000 species of bees worldwide making them the interest of bee keepers who rely on them to cross pollinate. </li></ul><ul><li>By bees doing that it not only changes the flowers species, but changes the quality of the honey they produce. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Bees are also tracked by beekeepers when other species of bees cross breed with other bees and that allows them to keep track of their habits from mating, to the origin of where they come from. </li></ul><ul><li>Honey production is also tracked by bee keepers since different species of bees will also produce different types of honey. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The origination of bees is mostly from places in Europe, Africa and some parts of Asia, but most from immigrants to the U.S over the past centuries. </li></ul><ul><li>Antarctica is the only place where bees were not found. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The evolutions of bees are derived from wasps since they are cousins, with the exception that wasps aren't pollinating insects and their ability to be organized rivals, beetles, flies, and butterflies. </li></ul><ul><li>Bees are also categorized in two social classes that are ideal for beekeepers to know in managing bees and bee hives. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Most bees born are usually female, you have few males. The females will fight each other for control of the hive and colony. When most people hear about the African bee they think killer bees when in fact the Africanized honeybee is not dangerous. It is a type of bee that is the most popular with beekeepers and the industry of beekeeping. </li></ul><ul><li>The African honeybees are the most used because they produce clover honey which is the most used and produced honey. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Another reason why African bees are popular is because they're not an aggressive species that will readily attack someone, but they will attack when they're defending their hive. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Bees are generally docile, but during picnics they can get annoying just because their sense of smell directs them since their eye sight is bad. </li></ul><ul><li>Their sense of smell is what helps them find flowers they pollinate and sometimes with the food people eat in this world the smell can mimic flowers which can result in them getting their scents mixed up. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>This is why you'll likely find bees swarming around trash, the food wrappers that are left behind by people attract them. The sweet scents resemble flowers and plants. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn Beekeeping for Beginners and </li></ul><ul><li>How To Start Beekeeping here: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.beekeeping-for-beginners.com/ </li></ul>

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