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Activities in a honeybee colony

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article image Honeybees are the class of insects and of Apis genera. The only two species of honeybees are domesticated in Pakistan; Apis melifera and Apis cerana. Mostly honeybees are reared in hilly areas and also in some parts of Punjab and other provinces. Apis cerana is preferred for domestication due to less aggressive behavior. The main produce of honeybees is the honey that is used in a number of products and consumed as a fresh or in processed form. The honeybees feed on nectar and pollen,…Read More