Apis mellifera


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Noun1.Apis mellifera - social bee often domesticated for the honey it producesApis mellifera - social bee often domesticated for the honey it produces
bee - any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
Apis, genus Apis - type genus of the Apidae: honeybees
Africanized bee, Africanized honey bee, Apis mellifera adansonii, Apis mellifera scutellata, killer bee - a strain of bees that originated in Brazil in the 1950s as a cross between an aggressive African bee and a honeybee; retains most of the traits of the African bee; now spread as far north as Texas
black bee, German bee - dark-colored ill-tempered honeybee supposedly of German origin
Carniolan bee - greyish highly productive European honeybee that has a quiet disposition
Italian bee - yellowish honeybee resembling the Carniolan bee in its habits
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Fletcher DJC The African Bee, Apis mellifera adansonii in Africa Annual Review of Entomology 1978; 23 : 151-171.
The research work was carried out to determine the effects of oxalic acid (OA) on reducing ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor Anderson and Trueman (Acari:Varroidae) populations in honeybee Apis mellifera linguistica (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies in the fall at Honey bee Research Institute, National Agricultural Research centre, Islamabad.
Apis mellifera propolis has several functions in hives such as gap filling, reduction of entrance and exit spaces, mummification of dead insects for prevention of decay and putrefaction, covering hive inner walls, and inside broodcomb cells to prevent infestation from microorganisms (Ghisalberti, 1979).
Protista: Nephridiophagidae) in Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) of the southern Pampas
Apis mellifera colonies, having seven frame bees, to control Varroa jacobsoni.
Em estudos realizados com Citrus sinensis, foi verificado que a alta concentracao de acucares serve como atrativo, em especial para Apis mellifera, e a disponibilidade do nectar concentrado ao longo do dia mantem a atratividade aos polinizadores (MALERBO-SOUZA et al.
Even the Apis mellifera honeybee that has pollinated crops and made honey across the Americas for several centuries arrived with European colonists some 400 years ago.
Such investigations are critical in light of the difficulties surrounding the nation's premier pollinator, the European honeybee, Apis mellifera, and the puzzling phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder.
El polen corbicular es un acumulo de polen colectado por Apis mellifera L.
El presente trabajo constituye un primer paso en nuestro objetivo de estudiar en profundidad las caracteristicas morfometricas de las abejas rusas de la region de Primorsky y compararlas con la abeja Apis mellifera iberica (Ruttner, 1987).
The Saudi Apis mellifera jemenitica is a breed that can survive in the extreme climatic conditions of Saudi Arabia, which many bees aren't able to, and produce high-quality honey.