Solitary Bees and Their Crucial Role in Urban Forestry and Agriculture

In the bustling environment of urban settings, the importance of pollinators often goes unnoticed. Among these pollinators, solitary bees play a valuable role in natural ecosystems, urban forestry, and agriculture. […]

Protecting Pollinators: Safeguarding Nature’s Essential Insect Workforce

In the huge and diverse agroecosystem, there is an essential yet unsung player: the humble pollinator insect. These winged wonders visit one blossom after another, transferring pollen—truly allowing the reproduction […]

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Does flower richness attract bees?

Are bees attracted by flower richness? What are the Implications for ecosystem service-based policy Ecosystem services in rural landscapes ensure quality of life in human societies. Agri-environmental policies aim to […]

What is Nature-based Beekeeping, and how can a Farmer adopt it

What is Nature-based Beekeeping, and how can a Farmer adopt it

While the lives of bees are wonderfully complex, beekeeping does not have to be. It can be as simple as sitting a hive, waiting days for a swarm to colonize […]

Natural Pollination in greenhouse crops using bumblebees and other beneficial insects

Natural Pollination in greenhouse crops using bumblebees and other beneficial insects

Bumblebees are used to pollinate greenhouse crops since the late 80s. Until today they remain a very reliable source of pollination, especially in tomato crops. Before the development of commercial […]

How to feed Bees

How to feed Bees

Bee Feeding Recommendations – Introduction to Bee Feeding Bees need certain nutrients for survival and development. They cover those needs from nectar and pollen of plants. But since in autumn […]

Harvesting Honey

Harvesting Honey

Beehive honey collection – Honey Extraction Basics Honey can be harvested in two major types: Comb and Extracted honey. Comb honey is the type of honey that is harvested exactly […]

Beekeeping for Beginners - Beekeeping 101

Beekeeping for beginners

Beekeeping Basics – Introduction to Beekeeping Beekeeping is an exciting world in which we connect with nature while producing top quality honey and other natural products for home or commercial […]

Understanding Bee Social Structure and Organization

Understanding Bee Social Structure and Organization

The bee society is consisted of the queen (which is the only sexually developed female), the worker bees and the drones. Each colony has only one queen. The primary purpose […]

How do bees produce honey

How Honey is made by Bees

How do bees produce Honey? Worker bees (who account for at least 98% of the beehive population) are the ones that produce honey under a complicated procedure. A great number […]