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How To Recognize The Two Most Common And Economically Damaging Carpenter Bee Species In The Southeast

February 6th, 2020

The Xylocopa genus is comprised of around 500 documented bee species, including several species that are considered structural pests due to their destructive habit of carving out nesting galleries within structural wood, cosmetic wood, and other types of woodwork. Most bees in the Xylocopa genus excavate nests in both live and dead wood found in…

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Worker Bees That Lay Eggs During A Queen’s Absence Are Lacking In Maternal Qualities

December 10th, 2018

Honey bees are among the most studied of all insect species. This makes sense considering the economic importance of honey bees. It is well known that honey bee colonies are ruled over by a queen bee who lays both fertilized and unfertilized eggs. The unfertilized eggs develop into male drones that are incapable of sexual…

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Residents Are Complaining About Sustaining Stings From Bees That Allegedly Originated From Their Beekeeping Neighbor’s Personal Hive

November 28th, 2018

Neighborhood feuds can become ugly, but most of the time these conflicts get started over trivial matters, such as ugly lawn ornaments that are not approved by the HOA, or large trees with canopies that hang over a neighbor’s property line. However, an ongoing feud that involves several homeowners in one Missouri neighborhood is becoming…

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Bees Mysteriously Become Silent During Solar Eclipses

October 16th, 2018

Humans have always been fascinated by the movements of celestial bodies, and this is especially true when it comes to a total solar eclipse. Unlike a partial solar eclipse, a total eclipse completely blots out the sun’s rays, making the sun-lit portion of the earth as dark as night for a short period of time.…

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Do Any Bees Produce Harmful Forms Of Honey?

September 12th, 2018

The fact that bee populations are decreasing around the globe is bad news considering that many of our agricultural food products would not make it into our mouths if it were not for the many bee species that pollinate the world’s crops. In addition to providing the food necessary to keep the world fed, bees…

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Large Scale Beehive Robberies Are Becoming A Global Epidemic

July 5th, 2018

The world will probably never be short of criminal elements. There are plenty of petty criminals who believe that robbing gas stations is their highest ambition in life. There are also more sophisticated criminals that intricately plan heists that net them massive amounts of ill-earned money. Large scale heists typically occur within banks or jewelry…

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What Happens When A Bee Colony Loses Its Queen?

October 31st, 2017

What Happens When A Bee Colony Loses Its Queen? Can a bee colony survive without a queen? The answer is “no”. Of course, every bee colony must have a queen, but you may not realize how important the queen is for the health of a colony. The queen ensures that worker bees are working for…

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Every State In America Employs A Bee Detective

August 21st, 2017

Every State In America Employs A Bee Detective We may not hear about it much anymore, but for years the news media was seemingly flooded with stories about dropping bee populations. There are many species of bees in the world, but honeybees are the most important to many people, such as farmers, government representatives, and…

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Discovering 35,000 Bees Living Above Your Bed Would Bee a Nightmare

August 3rd, 2017

Discovering 35,000 Bees Living Above Your Bed Would Bee a Nightmare Bees can sometimes take staring roles in our dreams, but usually once we wake up those bright flyers disappear. For one woman, however, she discovered she literally had thousands of bees intruding on her sleep. A woman called a pest controller after finding a…

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Guy Forces Bee Invader to Watch Bee Movie with Him

June 20th, 2016

After a bee flew into the home of a Canadian prankster known as “White and Faded” on Twitter decided that a bee that invaded his home deserved some kind of punishment for its rudeness. After “White and Faded” found a bee on the floor of his apartment he took a picture of the insect crawling…

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