Honey Beekeeping – Overview
India is home to contrasting climates, because of this, there is a massive variety of vegetation which helps in beekeeping. Honey bees are the most unique blessing of nature to mankind. Honey is the only insect that produces food that humans can consume. From ancient times, Indians are connected to beekeeping. In many regions in India, beekeeping is practiced as a full-time occupation and provides a stable source of income. There are few crops like almond, blueberries, apple, cherries, avocados, orange and a lot more will vanish if honey bees get wiped out as there will be no significant pollination.
The only unpleasant experience of bee-keeping is the bee sting. Honeybees are very defensive, they sting to defend their colony. In the initial stages of beekeeping, beekeepers are more susceptible to their bitterness. And after getting used to keeping bees, most beekeepers build up a capacity to bear honey bee venom after some time and have decreased affectability to pain and swelling. Honeybee science is extremely captivating and mesmerizing.
Beekeeping is not only done for honey extraction but also pollination and products such as beeswax, propolis, bee venom, etc.