Tag: "hives" at biology news
Warning from Asian bees
...opulations but destructor has wiped out commercial hives
and feral populations the world over and Australia is the last remaining major beekeeping country free of it. Asian bees remain feral, cannot be hived commercially and will attack Australian bees and rob their hives. Compared to the home breed, Ap...
Hives ferment a yeasty brew, attract beetle pest
...nces of Colony Collapse Disorder, a syndrome where hives
are found abandoned, except for the queen and a few workers. Beekeepers and researchers are unsure of the cause of CCD. "Whether or not it has anything to do with Colony Collapse Disorder, a multitude of things are all attacking bees today, these ...
Children of allergy sufferers prone to same problem
...duce symptoms like wheezing, asthma, hay fever or hives
risk developing allergic sensitization much earlier in life than previously reported, according to a study by Cincinnati researchers. The study suggests that the current practice of avoiding skin testing for airborne allergens before age 4 or 5 shou...
Mayan stingless bee keeping: Going, going, gone?
...ely propagated. Mayan bee keepers divided existing hives
in order to increase the number of hives
and honey production. "That technology is all but lost, but we'd like to see it turned around, not o...
Bee mites suppress bee immunity, open door for viruses and bacteria
... and bacteria is causing the problems occurring in hives
across the country. "Once one mite begins to feed on a developing bee, all the subsequent mites will use the same feeding location," says Cox-Foster "Yang has seen as many as 11 adult mites feeding off of one bee. Other researchers have shown that b...