The Habits and Traits of the Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)

The honey bee is an important pollinator of commercial crops. The honey bee, Apis mellifera, is one of several species of bees that produce honey. Honey bees live in colonies, or hives, of 50,000 bees on average. A honey bee colony consists of a queen, drones, and workers. All play roles in the survival of … More The Habits and Traits of the Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)