1 / 1 point In which region is Apis mellifera scutellata naturally found? Question options: East urope ly n Africa ica European and African races of honey bees evolved in isolation from one another for Question options: 700 years but less than 7,000 7,000 years but less than 70,000 70,000 years but less than 700,000 700,000 years but less than 1 million on years Queens have (or had) Question options: father, but no grandfather o father, and no grandfather
father, and a grandfather grandfather, but no father randfather, but no mother The best place to stand when opening a hive to inspect a honey bee colony is Question options: of the hive he hive entrance e of the hive matter where you stand when you open a hive What distinguishes the modern Langstroth hive from all of its predecessors? Question options: used different materials the removal of the frames without destruction of comb the invention and use of the super to store and harvest honey the production of more swarms per season
In a honey bee colony, the term subfamily refers to Question options: workers having the same father and the same mother workers having the same father but different mothers workers having the same mother but different fathers workers that always perform the same tasks as a family workers of the same age Diploid drones are Question options: es showing super valuable characteristics duce “identical sperms” just as haploid males do which are the result of excessive production of male hormones in hives under normal conditions because worker bees eliminate them above Queens and drones mate Question options: bs inside their hives always om board (or floor) of their hives always
ways e combs or in the air n the combs or on the bottom board of hives In preparation for swarming, worker bees Question options: honey ht ir foraging activity above e above Colonies of honey bees are fed light sucrose syrup in the spring mainly to Question options: em with raw material to transform the syrup into honey colony with food stores he queen to lay eggs and expand the brood nest e development of bee diseases
A difficulty of keeping A. m. caucasica commercially is that Question options: constantly of propolis fensive s populated colonies susceptible to nosema disease than other races of bees A colony usually swarms when Question options: rces are scarce in the field rces are abundant in the field est of the colony is congested and the colony overpopulated The subspecies taxonomic category in honey bees is synonymous with Question options:
ly Sister worker honey bees that are daughters of the same father and mother share ___ genes in common Question options: The drones produced in a single queen colony are Question options: s others s or half-brothers d at all o the workers in the colony
The inheritance of defensive behaviour in honey bees is influenced by Question options:
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