Honey Beehives : Natural and Domestic

The structure or home in which Honeybees live and reproduce is called the beehive. Beehives can be both man made i.e. domestic and naturally made by bees in their natural habitat. Man made domestic beehives are also called apiaries. The most vital building material of beehives is wax. It is best to describe a beehive as...

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The Bees

From ancient cave paintings of honey bee nests to modern science’s richly diversified investigation of honey bee biology and its applications, the human imagination has long been captivated by the mysterious and highly sophisticated behavior of this paragon among insect societies. In the first broad treatment of honey bee biology to appear in decades,...

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Movable Comb Hive

Invention of the movable comb hive Early forms of honey collecting entailed the destruction of the entire colony when the honey was harvested. The wild hive was crudely broken into, using smoke to suppress the bees, the honeycombs were torn out and smashed up — along with the eggs, larvae and honey they contained. The...

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