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Another revision post for my BBKA Module 6 Honeybee Behaviour exam on Saturday. Section 6.5: the methods of communication used by the honeybee including food sharing (trophallaxis), dancing, scenting and vibration; Of all the ways human beings communicate, probably the only one … Continue reading
Another revision post for my BBKA Module 6 Honeybee Behaviour exam on Saturday. Section 6.5: the social organisation of the honeybee colony including worker policing Honeybee colonies rely on large numbers of more or less sterile individuals working together to raise young … Continue reading
Revision post for this week: section 6.2 of the BBKA’s Module 6 syllabus – the mating behaviour of the honey bee queen and drone including an account of the pheromones involved and the concept of drone congregational areas Virgin queens … Continue reading
I’ve taken the probably over-ambitious decision to take the British Beekeeping Association’s Module 6: Honeybee Behaviour written exam in March. I have about 9 weeks left to revise, which I’ll need because when I downloaded a past exam paper this … Continue reading