About greenhouse crops and bees

Cucumbers are one of the main crops grown in greenhouses. This is a highly profitable culture, which is of great importance in human nutrition. Cucumbers contain 94-95% water, 1.5-2 – sugar, 1 – protein and

Fatigue of bees

Beekeepers know cases when, apparently, equal in strength bee families of the same breed are sharply distinguished by the activity of collecting honey. He noticed that bee families after a number of years of increased

Selection of the best bee colonies

Under identical conditions of maintenance on each apiary, bee colonies differ in speed of development and productivity. This indicates the lack of breeding work with bees. Praise is deserved only by that beekeeper, in the

Organization of work in the apiary

To work with greenhouse families, the beekeeper spends much more time and labor than on the commodity apiary, located compactly. The beekeeper, who services bees in winter greenhouses, does not have seasonal work: in November,

Removal of bees from greenhouses after the end of the growing season

In winter greenhouses the first turn is usually grown cucumbers. As soon as there is a mass supply of cucumbers from the open ground, plants from the greenhouses are removed. After processing and disinfection of

Paseychnye and subsidiary outbuildings

Usually pasechnye buildings (heated house, sotohranilische, zimovnik for bees, storage for fodder and stocks, warehouses) are erected on central manors, where, at the end of the season of work, bees in the greenhouses and in

Pollination by bees of cucumbers in the greenhouse

In winter, in the central regions of the country, because of the insufficient intensity of solar radiation and the short duration of the day, it is impossible to grow cucumbers in greenhouses. At this time,

Feed collected by bees

Honey. Honey bees are produced from nectar collected from the flowers of plants. Nectar is an aqueous solution of complex and simple sugars. The sugar content of nectar depends on the type of plants, night

Keeping the bees in working order

In the bee families exhibited in January in the hothouse, a lot of broods appear in a week. To grow it you need honey, perga and water. In search of food, bees come into active

Swarming of the bees in the apiary

After the change of overwintered bees to young, the number of births increases rapidly. In the bee family, which reached 7-9 frames of brood, the mass of bees increases every day. Even the maximum egg

Feed for bees, cooked using sugar

Bees, like many animals, are more productive when they are fully fed. The natural and best food for bees is honey. However, in greenhouses, often because of the lack of a sufficient number of honey

Size of the apiary in the greenhouse

The number of bee colonies in the apiary is established on the basis of the maximum need of the economy for bee colonies for pollination of greenhouse crops. To do this, greenhouses in which cross-pollinated

Artificial formation of new bee colonies

In order not to allow a large number of bees not to work in the bee colony, and to maintain a high working mood, distracting bees from swarming, from strong, healthy bee colonies, reaching 7-9

Breeding work with bees

When starting to work with bees, first you need to get acquainted with the basic information about the breeds of bees, common in the country, their biological and economic-useful qualities. Comparing the characteristic pedigree characteristics

The contents of the bees in the reserve apiary

Reserve apiary is necessary to provide bees with saturated pollination of greenhouse crops. A significant role in this is the quality of the queens bred on the reserve apiary. The strength and productivity of the