List of topics in beekeeping


List of topics in beekeeping

This is a list of topics concerning beekeeping and honey bees.

*Africanized bee - a hybrid bee with characteristics unsuitable for beekeeping
*Apiary - a yard where beehives are kept
*Apicology - ecology of bees
*Apiology - scientific study of bees
*Bee - a member of the order that includes ants and wasps
*Bee anatomy (mouth)
*Beekeeper - also called apiarist or apiculturist, a person who cares for bees
*Bee learning and communication
*Bee sting
*Bee venom therapy - also called apitherapy
*Beehive - a housing for cavity-dwelling bees that allows inspection and honey removal
*Beekeeping - bees are kept for their products (principally honey), and their utility in pollinating crops
*Bees and toxic chemicals
*Brood (honey bee) - the egg, larval, and pupal form of the bee and the comb in which they develop
*Buckfast hybrid bee - a productive bee suitable for damp and cloudy climes
*Carniolan honey bee - a gentle bee good for variable nectar flow
*Characteristics of common wasps and bees
*Colony Collapse Disorder - malady of unknown cause characterized by disappearance of bees from hive
*Deseret - the beehive and its symbolism to the Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormons)
*Diseases of the honey bee
*Drone bee - the male bee
*Honey bee - all the species in the genus "Apis"
*Honey bee life cycle - the physical stages in the development of a mature bee starting from the egg
*Italian bee - the most well known honey bee subspecies
*Laying worker bee - this worker will produce only drone bees
*Langstroth hive - commonly seen in developed countries as stacks of white or muted colored boxes at the edges of fields and orchards
*List of honey plants
*List of honey bee races
*Lithuanian Museum of Ancient Beekeeping
*Northern Nectar Sources for Honey Bees - common names and descriptions of northern latitude nectar plants
*Pesticide toxicity to bees
*Piping queen - queens will make audible sounds at certain times
*Pollinator decline - loss of bees and other pollinators is an environmental issue
*Stingless bees - "Trigona" and "Melipona" bees kept from ancient times in Central America and Australia
*Swarming - the means by which bee colonies propagate
*Queen bee - a single egg laying bee capable of producing workers, drones, and queens
*Top-bar hive - an alternative to the Langstroth box hive, with some advantages for casual beekeeping
*Virgin queen - a queen that has not yet bred with drones
*Western honey bee - European honey bees
*Worker bee - the many tasks performed by this class of bee during her short lifetime and her specialized single-use stinger


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