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2016, Vol. 4, Issue 5
An investigation of seasonal variation of honey bee feeding in a private apiary of Gujrat, Panjab, Pakistan

Saqib Rauf, Shehzad Zareen, Hameed Ur Rehman, Riaz Hussain, Sumbal Haleem, Raqeebullah, Waqar Ahmad, Munsif Ali Khan, Feroz Khan, Farman Ullah and Kausar Saeed

An observational study was carried out in a private apiary situated at Gujrat, Panjab. Feeding behaviour was observed throughout the year in that Apiary. All observations were recorded in questionnaires. Bee farmers were also investigated about their past experience of feeding Bees. About 130 boxes of Honey bees were examined in this study throughout the year. Those boxes were provided with artificial as well as natural food as they were situated at Gujrat, Panjab. Where there was abundance of food at a specific season of the year. This study revealed that food variation for honey bee to ensure their existence as well as progeny production. And increased amount of artificial food was utilised by Honey bees when there was no/ scarce amount of food in the environment while this consumption became low when there was a large amount of food present in that area. A large amount of artificial food was utilised in the month of December, January and February.
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How to cite this article:
Saqib Rauf, Shehzad Zareen, Hameed Ur Rehman, Riaz Hussain, Sumbal Haleem, Raqeebullah, Waqar Ahmad, Munsif Ali Khan, Feroz Khan, Farman Ullah, Kausar Saeed. An investigation of seasonal variation of honey bee feeding in a private apiary of Gujrat, Panjab, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(5):603-604.
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