List of topics in beekeeping

This page is a glossary of beekeeping.

Main article: beekeeping

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B

C

D

  • Deseret - the beehive and its symbolism to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons)
  • Diseases of the honey bee
  • Drone bee - the male bee
  • Drone laying queen

H

  • Honey bee - all the species in the genus Apis
  • Honey bee life cycle - the physical stages in the development of a mature bee starting from the egg

I

  • Italian bee - the most well known honey bee subspecies

L

  • Laying worker bee - this worker will produce only drone bees
  • Langstroth hive - commonly seen in developed countries as stacks of white or muted colored boxes at the edges of fields and orchards

N

P

Q

  • Queen bee - a single egg laying bee capable of producing workers, drones, and queens

R

S

  • Stingless bees - Trigona and Melipona bees kept from ancient times in Central America and Australia
  • Swarming - the means by which bee colonies propagate

T

  • Top-bar hive - an alternative to the Langstroth box hive, with some advantages for casual beekeeping

V

W

  • Western honey bee - European honey bees
  • Worker bee - the many tasks performed by this class of bee during her short lifetime and her specialized single-use stinger


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