Nutrition and health in honey bees

@article{Brodschneider2011NutritionAH,
  title={Nutrition and health in honey bees},
  author={Robert Brodschneider and Karl Crailsheim},
  journal={Apidologie},
  year={2011},
  volume={41},
  pages={278-294}
}
Adequate nutrition supports the development of healthy honey bee colonies. We give an overview of the nutritional demands of honey bee workers at three levels: (1) colony nutrition with the possibility of supplementation of carbohydrates and proteins; (2) adult nutrition and (3) larval nutrition. Larvae are especially dependant on protein and brood production is strongly affected by shortages of this nutrient. The number of larvae reared may be reduced to maintain the quality of remaining… Expand

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