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Beekeeping

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Did humans cultivate bees when they first encountered one another
Humans hunted beehives
How did Egyptians transport beehives
They used barges and transported hives up and down the Nile to take advantage of different flowering seasons
What are 4 early types of beehives
Bee Trees
Log Gum
Clay Pot
Skep
What did early colonists use to transport bees to AMerica
Skeps
What time perod did bees start to spread around the world?
1700s and early 1800s
When were new bee races transported to America
late 1800s
When were African bees brought to South AMerica for hybridization?
1950s
Who is the Father of Modern American Beekeeping?
Reverend Lorenzo L. Langstroth
What was the first way to harvest honey from a beehive?
Destructive harvesting
What 9 products do bees provide?
Honey
Pollen
Beeswax
Propolis
Venom
Brood
Bees
Equipment
Apitherapy
What is a collective of bees called when referring to their cohesion and efficiency?
Superorganism
Queens 2 functions
Lay eggs
Produce regulating pheromones
WHen do Queens typically lay the most amount of eggs
April/Late Spring
What is the time frame between brood>Hive Bees> Field Bees
21 days
When does the amount of Adult bees peak in the year
June/ Summer