Beekeeping Essays

  • Essay On Beekeeping

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    the number reduced by almost half, only 261 beekeepers left. Based from records gathered by NARTDI (2016), at present, there are only 202 active beekeepers with a total of 1,434 colony holdings in the Philippines. Among the regions where there are beekeeping projects, Region 1 and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), have the most number of beekeepers. With little knowledge about the honeybees and their importance to human life, it is of no doubt that there is a limited number of people who are

  • Thesis About Beekeeping

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    a few beehives, such a farmer continues reaping an income stream extending for many years. Beekeeping is also an investment that can be undertaken by marginalized groups such as; women, youths, the disabled and the elderly people. The people living with HIV/AIDS, the old and unemployed can actively participate in beekeeping making it suitable for low income producers (FIT, 2006). This is because beekeeping is a low labour demanding and investment economic activity, a key attribute responsible for

  • Beekeeping Case Study

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    as Honey Care Africa. The enterprise partnerships with the small farmers of East Africa. The purpose of the enterprise is to make the economy strong and strengthen the incomes of African’s family. This could be done only by adopting sustainable beekeeping. It also tells that they have made their setup since 2001 and operating in Kenya and Tanzania. The case study is the picture of farmers who faced different obstacles related to financing and latest equipment. The story does not end here but also

  • Research Paper About Beekeeping

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    they want thrills and challenges to make life happier by venturing into unusual projects while reaping benefits. The findings present that there are no adolescents who ventured into beekeeping. Only the adult population of the community wanted to experience the risks of the business. This reveals that beekeeping is a business or an enterprise common for adult individuals of the community, not the young members of the society. Sex. Meanwhile, more than half (66.67%) of the respondents were male

  • The Pros And Cons Of Beekeeping

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    On the other hand, failed beekeepers or those who discontinued their beekeeping projects were into beekeeping in just 1.31 years. Andriole (2016) mentioned in his article published by Forbes that “entrepreneurs fail for lots of reasons which include the following: (1) not talking about the IQ but the EIQ (Entrepreneurial Intelligent Quotient) which is about holistic understanding of situations and often, entrepreneurs have too little domain depth; (2) grandiose expectations; and (3) pivot paralysis

  • Honey Bee Homicide Essay

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    career option for many people because of the low income “Beekeepers are finding it especially difficult to be patient these days, as honey prices fall in the face of massive imports of cheap Chinese honey. Such low prices cannot sustain the cost of beekeeping, which has become more expensive because of increased costs for mite control” (Watanabe 1170). It is evident that the off-putting expenses and competition for profit are severely damaging the job market, thus damaging beehive quality as

  • Persuasive Essay On Save The Bees

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    Although growing up as a kid the sight of a bee flying around was often terrifying, there’s a complex story unfolding behind the scenes as they travel the world in countless amounts, gently landing from flower to flower. The small insects, Bombus affinis, play a pivotal role within ecosystems, with responsibilities such as collecting nectar and pollen and helping the foods largely consumed today, flourish in abundance. Recently, the rusty-patched bumblebee was put on the endangered species list provided

  • Essay On Chicken Feathers

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    Review Valorisation of Chicken feathers: Current status and Future prospects Tamrat Tesfaye1 Bruce Sithole1, 2 Deresh Ramjugernath1 1Discipline of Chemical Engineering, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa 2Forestry and Forest Products Research Centre, Natural Resources and the Environment, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Durban, South Africa Abstract Poultry–processing plants produce large quantities of feather by-product reaching 20 billion pound annually throughout

  • Benefits Of Living In The Wilderness Essay

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    Life in the wilderness What would it be like to leave society behind and live in the wilderness? Living in the wilderness is a manageable task and it is beneficial in many different ways. Some of the ways it is beneficial is it would prevent people from doing harmful things to the wildlife, it is a healthier way to live, we can help improve the ecosystem, and there is always something you can explore. Not only does it benefit you, it also profits our environment. Untouched nature is both beautiful

  • Mutualistic Plant Relationships

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    Ants and plants are involved in thousands of mutualistic relationships. Within mutualistic plant-ant relationships, both parties gain benefits from the association (Davidson and Mckey 1993) It can be distinguished into two major groups, defense and dispersal. Defense is, when one species receives protection from another, and dispersal is basically just seed dispersal. There are many benefits for both the ants and the plants being involved in these types of relationships, for example, plants can provide

  • A World Without Bees Argumentative Essay

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    Imagine a world without bees. It might seem like it would be nice, a world without an annoying, stinging pesty insect. Because of industrial agriculture, we are on our way there now. The United States, and other countries, need to make a treaty to ban the use of neonicotinoid, a type of chemical used on plants, and insecticides because these chemicals are mentally and physically disabling bees; causing more and more bees to die; and without these bees, we won't have any food. Bees are an important

  • Bee Colony Algorithm Report

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    2.5.2.5. Artificial Bee Colony Optimization It is a meta-heuristic algorithm developed by D. Karaboga in 2005. This algorithm simulates the foraging behavior of honey bees. The ABC algorithm has three phases: employed bee phase, onlooker bee phase and scout bee phase. In the first two phases, bees exploit the sources by making local search in the neighborhood of the solutions which are generated randomly. In the scout bee phase, solutions that are not beneficial anymore for search progress are abandoned

  • Bees: The Importance Of Biodiversity

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    Biodiversity is the spectacular variety of life on Earth and the essential interdependence among all living things (Tilman, Kinzig and Pacala, 2013). Biodiversity is important because if one factor is taken out of the picture it can have an enormous effect on the rest of the living things in the world for example, certain flowering plants depend on bees for pollination. The bees depend on the flowers for their food (nectar or pollen). After pollination, the plants produce fruits and this is receptacles

  • Argumentative Essay On Bees Vs Pesticides

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    Bees vs Pesticides Argumentative By:Amaja Grimm Bees work to pollinate and make honey, that is why we need to stop using pesticides. The chemicals in the pesticides are toxic to not only wasps, flies, and other pesky insects the pesticides are also toxic to bees. Bees pollinate at least one third of the world’s flowers and other pollinated plants such as pears, apples, cherry, cantaloupe, almonds, blueberries, cranberries, kiwi, plums, carrots, and some other plants too. We need to stop

  • William Blake To His Coy Mistress Analysis

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    In the poems ‘The Garden of Love’ by William Blake and ‘To His Coy Mistress’ by Andrew Marvell, both poets present barriers to love differently through the use of various poetic techniques denoting language and structure. Blake criticises institutionalised religion, not only emphasising its unnaturalness but also utilising the concept to frame it as a barrier to pure, unadulterated love. Marvell however, presents a barrier to love as the more structured construct of time through the juxtapositioning

  • Sugary Food Hypothesis

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    Data Analysis Does the type of food left out for ants affect how many ants come to what food? If the type type of food left out for ants affect how many ants come to what food, then most ants will come to the food with the most sugar, or honey. The independent variable is the type of food left out for the ants. The dependent variable is the amount of ants that come to each food. One control variable is that the different types of foods will be set out on an equal size paper plate platform. The foods

  • Honey Bees Survival

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    Honey Bees, those cute little insects that buzz their way around your picnic basket during the summertime. Bees don’t only buzz about and produce the golden honey we love to consume but, these cute insects are very important pollinators such as the bats, birds, butterflies, and bumblebees. Bees pollinate up to 30% of the worlds crop yields, many of these crops are our favourite foods such as: Cucumber , Muskmelon, cantaloupe, Nectarine, Peach, Pear, Plum, prune, Pumpkin,the list of fruits, nuts and

  • Honey Bees Decline Essay

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    Bees are major factor in our environment. But recent studies show that we are to blame for the decline in the Bee populations. The main reasons are industrial agriculture (pesticides), mites and climate change. And we should care about them because they provide us with honey and beeswax, and provide a major ecosystem service in the form of pollination. Bees pollinate a lot of crops like apple, citrus, strawberry, blueberry, tomato, melon, oilseed rape, carrot, etc. We may not be realizing, but long

  • How Do Pesticides Affect Honey Bees

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    How Pesticides Effect Honey Bees? What are Pesticides and Why are they used? A question that often times arises in are minds. But there is only one explaination so that way farmers can have crops with a higher yield and will bring more money. On the other hand, pesticides are not a good idea because, they are in the food we eat and water we drink. These Pesticides are hurting tens of thousands of animals and humans each and every day and we don´t even realize it either.

  • Artificial Bee Colony Model: A Case Study

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    4.2.1.2.5 Artificial Bee Colony algorithm (ABC). Artificial Bee Colony (ABC) model is proposed by Karaboga [263]. In this collective intelligence search model, the honey bees are categorized as employed, onlooker and scout. The employed and unemployed bees search for the rich food sources, which are close to the bee's hive. The employed bees store the food source information and share the information with onlooker bees. The number of employed bees is equal to the number of food sources and also equal