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Topic Tuesday: Types of Bees

February 2, 2021

Last blog, I talked about pollination and pollinator impact on crops grown throughout Florida. This blog, I am highlighting types of bees seen throughout Florida, both native and non-native. There are approximately 20,000 species of bees. There ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture
Tags: Africanized Honey Bee, Bees, Honey Bees, Native Bees, Pollinators, Suwannee County, Topic Tuesday, Types Of Bees, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County
Figure 1. Exposed African bee nest on a tree limb.

African Honey Bee: What You Need to Know

June 18, 2015

African honey bees entered the United States in the early 1990s and have since spread throughout the Southwest and Southeast, including parts of Florida. Compared to European bees, African bees are highly aggressive when disturbed and are more ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Africanized Honey Bee, Catherine M. Zettel Nalen, Entomology And Nematology Department, Glenn Hall, J. D. Ellis, Master Gardener Handbook

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