FIELD GUIDE HONEY BEES

  1. HONEY BEE - FIELD GUIDE
    Africanized honey bees are _ than European honey bees
    slightly (approximately 10%) smaller
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    The _ population overwinters
    entire
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    There is only NUMBER egg-laying queen in the hive and she mates only once
    one
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    There is only one egg-laying queen in the hive and she mates only NUMBER
    once
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    Honey bees swarm primarily when the colony size _ _ _ for
    the available hive space or the queen begins to wane or fail.
    gets too large
  6. HONEY BEE - FIELD GUIDE
    Honey bees swarm primarily when the colony size gets too large for
    the available hive space or the queen begins to _ or _
    wane or fail
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    Swarm = New queens are _ and the old queen leaves with
    a large number of workers.
    produced
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    Swarm = New queens are produced and the old queen leaves with
    a large number of _
    workers
  9. HONEY BEE - FIELD GUIDE
    European honey bee colony usually swarms only _ each 12 months.
    once
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    Africianized honey bees swarm as often as once every 6 weeks and
    can produce 2 swarms each time.
    6 weeks
  11. HONEY BEE - FIELD GUIDE
    Africianized honey bees swarm as often as once every 6 weeks and
    can produce 2 swarms each time.
    2 swarms
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    Swarms first move to a _ site such as a tree branch
    temporary
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    swarm will usually remain for about _ hours until permanent quarters are located
    24-48 hours
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    Permanent quarters .... typically some place which is _
    sheltered from the weather.
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    Bees in a swarm are very docile and not likely to sting because
    they harbor _, have nothing to defend
    no food stores or young and therefore
  16. HONEY BEE - FIELD GUIDE
    If the stinger is not removed immediately, muscle contractions will _
    and there is greater time for toxin injection
    drive the stinger deeper and deeper into the skin
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    If the stinger is not removed immediately, muscle contractions will _
    and there is _
    greater time for toxin injection
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    the stinger gives off a pheromone which _
    attracts other bees and induces an alarm and attack behavior
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    stinger...immediate removal with _ is recommended;
    squeezing only forces more venom in
    a fingernail or knife blade
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    stinger...immediate removal with a fingernail or knife blade is recommended;
    squeezing only _
    forces more venom in
  21. HONEY BEE - FIELD GUIDE
    After stinger removal, do not rub the area because this causes _,
    or scratch the area which may
    cause secondary infection, but clean it with
    soap and water followed by an antiseptic.
    the venom to spread
  22. HONEY BEE - FIELD GUIDE
    After stinger removal, do not rub the area because this causes the
    venom to spread, or scratch the area which may
    cause _, but clean it with
    soap and water followed by an antiseptic.
    secondary infection
  23. HONEY BEE - FIELD GUIDE
    After stinger removal, do not rub the area because this causes the
    venom to spread, or scratch the area which may
    cause secondary infection, but clean it with _.
    soap and water followed by an antiseptic
  24. HONEY BEE - FIELD GUIDE
    A _ will reduce pain and swelling.
    cold compress
  25. HONEY BEE - FIELD GUIDE
    A topical application of household _ cleaner will diminish the pain as well
    ammonia
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    African honey bee = colonies are _ and they use a much wider range of nesting sites
    smaller
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    African honey bee = colonies are smaller and they use a much wider range of _ _
    nesting sites
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    Rescue personnel typically use a 1% solution of _ _ to water
    dishwashing liquid
  29. HONEY BEE - FIELD GUIDE
    Firefighters can accomplish the same results by using water plus
    a _
    non-toxic wetting agent.
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    nest in walls = The nest can best be located at night by tapping on the walls in
    the area of _ and listening for the loudest sound
    buzzing
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    nest in walls = The nest can best be located at night by tapping on the walls in
    the area of buzzing and listening for the _ sound
    loudest sound
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    nest in walls = honey bees keep the center of their nest at about NUMBER°F which
    will warm the wall enough such that it can often be detected with one’s hand.
    95°F
  33. HONEY BEE - FIELD GUIDE
    nest in walls = honey bees keep the center of their nest at about NUMBER°F which
    will warm the wall enough such that it can often be detected with one’s hand.
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FIELD GUIDE HONEY BEES
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FIELD GUIDE HONEY BEES
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