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    Honey bees are very important to people in the world. Not only do honey bees produce honey, but they do much more to help people. According to Malcolm T Sanford, a professor at the University of Florida “the honey bee is credited with approximately 85% of the pollinating activity necessary to supply about one-third of the nation’s food supply” (Sanford 1). Over 50 crops rely on pollination of the honey bee. (Sanford 1). Without the pollination, the crops will not get what they need for them to grow

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    Background and Rationale: It is well known that Honey Bees are of much importance in today 's society. In fact this article hits the nail on the head in terms of their importance. The article mentions that animal pollinators are essential to our daily living, in terms of their reliance on production of fruits and other crops (Verlang-Springer 2010). Interestingly enough, the numbers which represent animal pollinators in comparison to other pollinators is lower: 35% vs. 65%(Verlang-Springer 2010)

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    Pollination is one of the most important roles played by insects in the natural world. One great contributor to this natural phenomenon is the everyday Honeybee. Honeybees survive off the honey made from plants nectar. They also help us humans survive by pollinating flowering plants, allowing them to produce 1/3 of the fruit and vegetable crops consumed. Honeybees are mysteriously declining in their numbers, there are many different theories or ideas as to why this is happening. Some experts

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    What Is The Honey Bee?

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    person consumes are produced by honey bee’s (Grossman 1). Honey bees pollinate the majority of the plants and trees on this planet. Bee’s play an important role in the food chain for part of life to function. The honey bee does more in the world than anyone could realize such as, pollinating flowers, trees, vegetables, and fruits. Imagine what would happen if all of a sudden the Honey Bees were not pollinating. In some countries, up to ninety percent of the honey bee population has disappeared. In

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    Honey Bee Dangers

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    Honey bees are interesting and work very hard during their lifetime. Some say we owe our survival to the honey bee. They help pollinate everything from ornamental flowers to our food supply. They have become very efficient and effective at pollination unfortunately, honey bees face many dangers in their daily life to survive. They have to defend from predators in flight as well as in their hive, not to mention the wide use of pesticides. Honey bees also produce delicious honey that some use

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    Honey bee foragers perform waggle dances to inform other foragers in the hive about the location, presence, and the odor of beneficial food sources and new hive sites. The aim of the study in review was to investigate how the characteristics of waggle dances for natural food sources and environmental factors affect dance follower behavior. Due to the assumption that food source profitability tends to decrease with increasing foraging distance, a hypothesis that the attractiveness of a dance, measured

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    ​ Asian honey bee (AHB) is a pest bee most commonly known for competing with European honey bees for food and nesting. These pest bees nest in urban cavities and therefore have the potential to overlap geographically with western honey bees. Asian honey bees are a natural host for the varroa mite or varroa destructor, a parasitic mite that attacks European honey bees, causing a disease known as varroosis. The mites attach to the body of western honey bees, sucking hemolymph and weakening them. During

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    our honey bees? Some people think they're a nuisance but these hardworking small insects make it possible for your favorite foods to reach your table. In the winter of 2006 a strange event happened with the honey bee hives across the country. Millions of bees vanished from their hives. The disappearing bees left billions of dollars of crops at risk and it threatened our food supply. So today I will be talking about The honey bee and answering the following questions: First,what is the honey bees

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    massive role in our environment. For generations most of us have taken honey bees for granted. Most people probably didn 't even realize how dependent we are on the honey bee or how many crops they pollinate. About a hundred important crops

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    Since 1992, the honey bee has been Oklahoma’s state insect, largely because honey bees convey such a significant task in agriculture. The honey bee and its contributions to our world dates back thousands of years and continues to be by far one of the most extraordinary creatures ever. Honey bees and the products they emit have many diverse uses in cultures around the world. Today honey bees are being used in research to detect drugs, bombs and cancer. Also, in developing treatments for an array of

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