Posts tagged with: Honeybee

Royal jelly. A majestic, sumptuous name for what is very much akin to worker bee snot. Secreted from glands in the heads of nurse bee proles, this milky-colored, protein-rich substance...
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Turns out bananas contain a compound called isoamyl acetate (also known as isopentyl acetate) – the very same as that in honeybees’ alarm pheromone....
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It isn’t the mite itself which is so bad actually. It’s the plethora of viruses that varroa is vector to which is the real killer....
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