what are the desirable characters of bee varieties suitable for honey production?

Asked by  | 11th Nov, 2008, 08:40: PM

Expert Answer:

Important good characters of bee varieties include

1) Gentleness in nature

2) Good honey collection capacity

3) Prolific queen production with less swarming

4) A good ability to protect itself from enemies

5) Short breeding periods

6) Breeding during nectar flow

7) Hybrid vigour

8) Adaptation to range of environments such as cold to moist to hot.

Answered by  | 12th Nov, 2008, 09:18: AM

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