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BEGINNERS’ INTRODUCTION COURSE – Basic Bee biology (indoors; J B main hall)

April 9, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Bees Life cycle. Identification of the 3 castes. Development of bees from egg to adult.

Functions of the 3 castes in the hive. Organisation of the colony, various worker tasks.

Reproduction of the colony; Swarming impulse. The colony’s annual cycle.

Bee products; honey, wax, pollen; how & why the bees use them. Water & propolis.

Foraging behaviour, bee communication, pollination and interaction between plants & bees.

Explain procedure in event of bad weather, etc.

Tutors; KO, BH, MW.


April 9, 2016
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Keith Obbard


Jarvis Brook Memorial Hall
Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 2HU United Kingdom + Google Map
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