Late winter feeding stimulates rapid spring development of carniolan honey bee colonies (Apis mellifera carnica)

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Zlatko Puškadija ; Lejla Spiljak ; Marin Kovačić (2017)
  • Publisher: Faculty of Agriculture in Osijek
  • Journal: Poljoprivreda (issn: 1330-7142, eissn: 1848-8080)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.18047/poljo.23.2.11
  • Subject: S1-972 | Plant culture | SB1-1110 | Agriculture (General)
    mesheuropmc: behavior and behavior mechanisms | complex mixtures | fungi

Unfavourable weather conditions after the queen starts with intensive oviposition during early spring may cause an imbalance in the division of tasks among worker bees in the bee colony. This can lead to slow spring development and poor exploitation of the main spring n... View more
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