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Unformatted text preview: f. Native Americans called honeybees “white man’s flies” because Europeans brought bees to the new World g. Americans consume about 1.1 Honey/year h. The beehive state is Utah i. Almost 212,00 beekeepers in USA j. De-capped, extracted, filtered )pantyhose used in small operations_ k. USDA Bulletin k.i. Honey is composed mainly of a variety of sugars, traces of pollen and water k.ii. There are also enqymes present 5. Beeswax a. A bee consumes 6-10 pounds of honey for each pound of wthe wax that it secretes in small flakes from glands on the underside of its abdomen b. Beeswax is obtained by melting the honey comb, training the wax, pressing the residue to extract any remaining wax c. Used for candles, artificial fruit and flowers, for modeling wax, furniture, floor waxes, leather dressings, waxed paper, cosmetics, ointments d. Catholic Encyclopedia e. Honeycomb is hexagonal, made of wax 6. Honeybees a. Dance to communicate...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course ENY 1001 taught by Professor Barfield during the Fall '11 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '11