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Ghana to train 100 beekeepers
« on: December 25, 2007, 09:44:03 pm »
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Re: Ghana to train 100 beekeepers
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2007, 08:47:25 am »
Stingless bees, then why the protective gear? I think its great whenever people are spreading the word. Thanks for posting.

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Re: Ghana to train 100 beekeepers
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2007, 09:56:59 am »
Stingless bees bite. They in some cases have acid they secrete.

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Re: Ghana to train 100 beekeepers
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2007, 12:54:59 pm »
Brendhan, you think they were working stingless bees in the picture? I have heard of stingless bees but don't know anything about them. Do they resemble honeybees? They make honey like honeybees?

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Re: Ghana to train 100 beekeepers
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2007, 03:23:14 pm »
JP, check out:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stingless_bee

They produce honey, just a bit different than honeybees.

You still need a veil because even if they don't sting they swarm and probably still go for the dark spots like eyes, nose and mouth....
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Re: Ghana to train 100 beekeepers
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2007, 12:52:38 am »
Very cool indeed!

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