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Bees in danger and Asian giant hornet

Lately there has been much talk of the worrying decimation of numerous hives due to the arrival of a very aggressive wasp, especially in the areas of North America : the wasp mandarinia . This particular insect has aroused much concern in beekeepers and biologists all over the world as a particular aggression has been noted especially towards bees .

QUEEN BEES: WHAT IS SWARMING

Survival key of the entire hive, the queen bee plays a primary and essential role for the whole swarm. We can define the set of all bees as a super organism. Explaining this concept better we can say that bees, taken individually, are not able to survive. Their life depends solely on the concatenation of their roles and the cooperation of their actions.
The queen bee is the centerpiece of the reproduction of a swarm, its entire life is dedicated solely to this purpose and when it is no longer able to fulfill this role, it leaves the hive.
This particular process is called swarming.

FRUITABLE QUEEN BEES

Fertile queen bees are capable of laying thousands of eggs per day. The survival of the hive depends solely on this incessant production by the queen. Queen bees are the only individuals in the entire hive capable of procreating. Their reproductive system differs from that of other bees precisely because egg laying is the only task assigned to queens.

THE WEDDING FLIGHT OF THE QUEEN BEES

An essential element for every hive, the queen has a very specific task: to lay eggs.
But who will be the chosen one for her fertilization? How are the drones that will have the honor of mating with the queen bee chosen? Let's find out how the nuptial flight takes place and all the behaviors of these wonderful animals.

BEES QUEENS: LIFE IN THE BEEHIVE

Everyone is inclined to think that the life of queen bees is comfortable and comfortable. In some ways it is so but, analyzing the world of bees more deeply, we discover that the role of sovereign has dark sides and that bees are dominated by survival mechanisms that are sometimes very cruel.

THE SINGING OF QUEENS BEES

Why does a queen bee sing? Is it vanity, supremacy or is it simply a method to attract the attention of the hive? All queen bees can resort to singing for various reasons and the sound emitted is able to be perceived by all other bees.

SWARM BEES

The nuclei of bees are ensembles of bees created by the union of several groups to reinforce a swarm.

Usually after the swarm (the queen leaving the hive), a group of bees leave the swarm to follow the old queen bee. Through this phenomenon the number of components of a swarm decreases sharply, the swarm weakens and becomes less productive.

ARNIE GPS ANTITHEFT

The beekeeping sector is becoming increasingly vulnerable due to numerous thefts which, in the last period, have increased significantly.

Recently the thefts of hives in farms have created a lot of confusion among beekeepers who are working hard to find a definitive solution to this problem.

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