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    Good Day, We are conducting a research for our thesis project. It would help if you could answer a few questions for us regarding the decline of bees. We are hoping that we could take your time into answering these questions. It would also help if you could ask some people who know much about...
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    The buzz about the decreasing honeybee population has motivated some Floridians to invest in a new hobby. Each year, the nation’s population of honeybees declines by more than 30 percent. Meanwhile, the number of Floridian beekeepers has nearly tripled in the past decade, with more than 2,700...
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    Anybody want to spitball the number of beekeepers in the country? I'm talking urban, rural, suburban, even workers who don't own the bees themselves. Try an estimate at the percent of America's population (317,000,000)!
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    Declining bee populations may lead to significant agricultural losses in U.S. by Miranda GreenMay 8, 2013 12:22 PM EDT Nearly one-third of bee colonies perished last winter. A new study suggests the sudden decline in the population could take a big economic toll on the agricultural economy –...
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    Modeling Food and Population Dynamics in Honey Bee Colonies When forager death rates are low, low food availability limits both the amount of food accumulated by the colony, and colony population size (Figure 2b). However as food availability increases, the amount of stored food and total hive...
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    Hi Guys, I'm wondering about beehive populations after an early spring Split and then recombine in Summer in time for the main flow, verses the populations when using methods to open the broodnest. Opening the broodnest and other spring management methods such as Checkerboarding or Pyramiding...
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    I have two hives about three feet apart. One is either on the verge of or has reached overpopulation (have added one honey super already, and will be putting on second today). The other is totally opposite--it seems to be a really slow hive, in fact they have hardly started on the frames in the...
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