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1608, 2022

The other half of the sky

August 16th, 2022|Selezione e Riproduzione|

Selection and reproduction by Giacomo Acerbi The other half of the sky. Sperm with wings... Underestimated... unknown... Drones play a crucial role for well-being, performance, survival, reproduction of the hive super organism: well-bred males, in full reproductive health, of robust and vital offspring, are an essential component of the future of the colony. A summary of the aspects that may or may not determine the health and quality of the drones, on the new important knowledge and on the recent pitfalls for this indispensable harmonious link of the complex life cycle of the hive [...]

1608, 2022

Flying in the blue painted blue

August 16th, 2022|Selezione e Riproduzione|

Selection and reproduction by Giacomo Acerbi Fly oh, oh... In the blu painted blu Happy to stay up there... And I flew, I flew happily higher than the sun... And even more on... As the world slowly disappeared far down there The path continues in the recent and important knowledge on the male component of the hive that has always been not only misunderstood and denigrated, but even often hindered both in reproduction and in its indispensable role. Drones that, in the previous article I also called, with deliberate, provocative and reductive simplification, spermatozoa with wings. Of [...]

1608, 2022

Portions of sky

August 16th, 2022|Selezione e Riproduzione|

Selection and reproduction by Giacomo Acerbi Small portions of the sky... le Drone congregation area - Dca Near Near - When I will be - Near Near - And I will enter - Nei Your borders - When I will be - Near near Amedeo Minghi We continue our "buzzing journey" in the evolution of knowledge on some important behavioral characteristics of the drone, on its preparatory and preparatory activities for mating, on how and in what way the gathering areas manifest themselves and finally on their role for the diffusion and specialization of bees [...]

1608, 2022

Drops of Light

August 16th, 2022|Selezione e Riproduzione|

Selection and reproduction by Giacomo Acerbi Gocce di luce... che trasportano parole d'amore... Maurice Maeterlink ... but my butterfly men God, how far away they were I watched them caress each other make their rainbow almost hard tenderness grown on my breasts... Mia Martini - butterfly men In previous articles we have focused on ethology, biology, reproductive health factors of drones, therefore on the crucial role of these variables on fitness, performance and genetic evolution of bee colonies. The part that the male plays, both inside and outside the hive superorganism for which he has specialized over [...]

1608, 2022

It takes a flower

August 16th, 2022|Selezione e Riproduzione, Uncategorized|

Selection and reproduction by Giacomo Acerbi It takes a flower Everyday things They tell secrets To those who know how to look at them And listen To make a table you need wood To make wood you need the tree To make the tree you need the seed To make the seed you need the fruit To make the fruit you need the flower The poetic nursery rhyme of Gianni Rodari, set to music in the seventies by Sergio Endrigo, has proposed - now to various generations - with disarming simplicity the complexity [...]

1608, 2022

Hygienic behaviour in bees

August 16th, 2022|Selezione e Riproduzione, Uncategorized|

Selection and reproduction by Giacomo Acerbi Hygienic behavior in bees We, we are the last in line We are lands never seen before, only us We are the anchor and not the sail We are the amen of a prayer, we are us Tiki Bom Bom - Levant After devoting several articles to the ethological, reproductive and behavioral characteristics of kelpies and queen bees, I now propose to focus attention on the hygienic behavior of the hive. This basic attitude for the health of bees is, in fact, the most important character to breed [...]

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