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  1. Bee Forum
    Hello everyone, What are your thoughts and does anyone have actual experience purchasing hives from a commercial beekeeper? Reading American Bee Journal, and the ads in the back of the magazine, sometimes you see someone is selling like 5000 hives, so my question is what is the quality of the...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I bought top quality charcoal a good while back. Is it safe put in a bee smoker to use on bees?
  3. Bee Forum
    Dance Communication Affects Consistency, but Not Breadth, of Resource Use in Pollen-Foraging Honey Bees In groups of cooperatively foraging individuals, communication may improve the group’s performance by directing foraging effort to where it is most useful. Honey bees (Apis mellifera) use a...
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    Chemical Profiles of Two Pheromone Glands Are Differentially Regulated by Distinct Mating Factors in Honey Bee Queens (Apis mellifera L.) Pheromones mediate social interactions among individuals in a wide variety of species, from yeast to mammals. In social insects such as honey bees, pheromone...
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    Influence of Pollen Nutrition on Honey Bee Health: Do Pollen Quality and Diversity Matter? The beneficial influence of pollen availability on bee health is well-established but whether quality and diversity of pollen diets can modify bee health remains largely unknown. We therefore tested the...
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