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  Honey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main uses of honey are in cooking, baking, spreading on bread or toast, and as an addition to various beverages such as tea.
Without commercial beekeeping, large-scale fruit and vegetable farming and some of the seed industry would be incapable of sustaining themselves, since many crops are pollinated by migratory beekeepers who contract their bees for that purpose.
The beekeeper encourages overproduction of honey within the hive so that the excess can be taken without endangering the bees.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Honey   (2968 words)

 Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Killer Bees
Interbred colonies of European and Africanized honey bees may differ in pollination efforts, be more aggressive, excessively abandon the nest, and not survive the winters.
Further, beekeepers may not continue their business of honey production if faced with aggressive bees.
The second strategy is requeening frequently, where the beekeeper replaces the queen of the colony, thus assuring that the queens are European Honey Bees and that mating has also occurred with European drones.
www.si.edu /resource/faq/nmnh/buginfo/killbee.htm   (548 words)

 Encyclopedia P - Beekeeping Supplies Protective Clothing Beekeeping Equipment
Encyclopedia P - Beekeeping Supplies Protective Clothing Beekeeping Equipment
Propolis is harvested from hives by beekeepers to use in commercial applications, such as wood polish.
The most expensive violins in the world, the Stradivarius, are finished with honeybee propolis wood polish.
www.beecare.com /Encyclopedia/Encyclopedia%20P.htm   (1103 words)

 The Beekeeper: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Beekeeper: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic
An album (from latin albus "white", "blank", relating to a blank book in which something can be inserted) is a packaged collection of related things....
(N/A) The Beekeeper an album album quick summary:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/th/the_beekeeper.htm   (1031 words)

 Aristotle's Biology [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
Though Aristotle’s observations on bees in HA seems to be entirely from the beekeeper’s point of view (HA 625b7-22), he does note that there are three classes of bees and that sexual reproduction requires that one class give way.
He begins his discussion in the Generation of Animals with the following remark, “The generation of bees is beset with many problems” (GA 759a 9).
[This would have been the correct response.] However, since none of the beekeepers reported anything like reproductive behavior among bees and because Aristotle’s own limited observations also do not note this, he is reluctant to make such a reply.
www.iep.utm.edu /a/aris-bio.htm   (7041 words)

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