Re: How to Become the Best in the World at ......
Originally Posted by Litsinger
Just the natural propensity of the EHB to breed as widely as possible suggests - the EHB are generalists by trade (just like rats or crows).
Pretty much all and any efforts to breed some "super bee" for any particular, single trait are wasted efforts (the idea reiterated many times over).
Well locally adapted (environment takes care of that for you) and otherwise average bee is really all you need.
Add to this very basic, common-sense disaster prevention techniques - should be a sustainable operation.
Former "smoker boy". Classic, square 12 frame Dadants >> Long hive/Short frame/chemical-free experimentations.