Carniolan bee

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Noun1.Carniolan bee - greyish highly productive European honeybee that has a quiet disposition
Apis mellifera, honeybee - social bee often domesticated for the honey it produces
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The subject of the public procurement contract is the monitoring of the quality of the carniolan bee queen bees and the selection of honey bees that are resistant to varroa according to the tender documentation.
Flottum says every bee supplier strives to produce the calmest bees possible, but that Carniolan bees tend to be more subdued than the more readily available Italian bees.
Cobey's New World Carniolan bees are known for their high productivity, rapid spring buildup, overwintering ability, resistance to diseases and gentle temperament.