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Effect of additional feeding of bee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies with sugar syrup on the qualitative parameters of hibernation

Brandorf A.Z., Ivoylova M.M.


Results of hibernation of honey bee colonies feeding with honey and sugar is presented in the article. It is established that at partial substitution of honey by sugar in the winter feed stocks bee families had higher degree of hardiness and better growth in spring.

Keywords: honeybees, honey, sugar, hardiness