Monthly Archives: October 2009

White House Beehives Produce 100 Gallons of Honey

Hives join Michelle Obama’s organic garden on South Lawn Read more

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Propolis Composition Depends on Plant Source

Analysis of Content of Phenolic Acids in Lithuanian Propolis Using High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Technique Read more

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Unstabilities at Apinews

We have experienced unstabilities at Apinews due to a bug in our blog software (Wordress) which has caused the automatic posting to Twitter too be missing for 10 days. In addition a few posts have also been missing on the … Continue reading

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Honey Boosts Sperm Counts

The Men’s Health Clinic of University Sains Malaysia Hospital has embarked on two sexual and reproductive health projects to find out whether Tongkat Ali and pure honey can enhance sperm count. Read more

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Penn State researchers promote pollinator-friendly native gardens

Across the country, pollinators such as honeybees and hummingbirds are declining due to habitat loss, diseases such as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), pests and excessive pesticide use. Penn State researchers and educators are hoping to help combat these issues by … Continue reading

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Chirnside beekeeper stung by thieves

A Chirnside beekeeper has told how he was the victim of a sting operation after thieves stole 10 hives and between, 240,000 and 280,000 bees. Read more

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Iraq’s once-thriving honey industry battling to regain its buzz

Iraq’s once-flourishing honey industry is struggling to revive itself, hit by long-term environmental degradation and six years of unrest that followed the 2003 US-led invasion. Read more

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O’Keeffe Foundation Gift Will Enhance Penn State Honeybee Research

Penn State research on honeybee health and Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) will receive a boost as a result of a $100,000 gift from the E.B. O’Keeffe Foundation. The award will fund a competitive graduate fellowship that will pair a student’s … Continue reading

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Pollination by honeybees ‘delivered €85m in services to agriculture’ in Ireland

Pollination by honeybees has been estimated to deliver €85 million of services to Irish agriculture, especially in horticulture but also in clover, which affects dairy and meat production. Read more

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Turkish Honey Shows Anti-Fungal Activity

Antifungal Activity of Turkish Honey Against Candida spp. and Trichosporon spp: An in vitro Evaluation Read more

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