European bees breed fast in Sabah : http://www.theborneopost.com/2013/12/12/european-bees-breed-fast-in-sabah-yahya/
Apis mellifera agustica (Italian bee) can produce 20-35 kg of honey. This species of bees are bigger, more docile and less likely to leave the nest. They can also fly further, a distance of five to nine km, to search for nectar, while a colony can have 30,000 to 50,000 bees.
Apis cerana bees produce 3-9 Kg of honey. A colony is just 20,000 to
They are three types of honey bees commonly found in most farm, forest and
villages in South East Asia . They are:
APIS DORSATA ( FOREST BEES)
APIS CERANA (FARM BEES)
APIS FLOREA (FLY BEES)
|APIS CERANA (FARM BEES)
Common name : Asiatic honey bee (or the eastern honey bee)
Found in southern and southeastern Asia, including China, Pakistan,
India, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Papua New Guinea
and Solomon Islands.
Date Photo : 2016-01-08 FRI 11:59
|APIS DORSATA ( FOREST BEES)
Common name: Giant honeybee
Widely distributed in tropical
Southeast Asia, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka and China.
Date Photo : 2016-01-07 THU 9:12
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INDEX : Insects January 10, 2016 10:36:51 PM