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  1. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Africanized bees extend their distribution in California Africanized honey bees (Apis mellifera) arrived in the western hemisphere in the 1950s and quickly spread north reaching California in the 1990s. These bees are highly defensive and somewhat more difficult to manage for commercial...
  2. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    I've heard of places foolishly banning entire breeds of dogs, like pitbulls. Likely, the same people that don't know much about pitbulls or dogs for that matter. I see a parallel between pitbulls and scutellata. People (like Reed Booth) even go as far as promoting a sensational name like...
  3. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Managed European-Derived Honey Bee, Apis mellifera sspp, Colonies Reduce African-Matriline Honey Bee, A. m. scutellata, Drones at Regional Mating Congregations African honey bees (Apis mellifera scutellata) dramatically changed the South American beekeeping industry as they rapidly spread...
  4. Bee Forum
    Workshop held to prepare locals for Africanized bees Difference in European (regular) honey bees and the Africanized version: -- Response to disturbance: European bees may send out 10-20 guard bees in response to a disturbance within about 20 feet of the hive. Africanized bees may send several...
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