Do you know where honey comes from, or how it is produced?

Have you seen a beehive where so many bees keep buzzing about? Bees collect nector(sweet juices) from flowers,convert it into honey and store it in their hive.Flowers and their nector may available only for a plant of the year. So,bees store this nector for their use all through the year. When we find such a beehive, we collect the food stored by the bees as honey.

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Beehive– A beehive is an inclosed structure in which some honey bee species live and raise their young. There are two types of beehive natural and artificial.

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Natural beehive

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Artificial Beehive

Nector:-It is a sugar-riched liquid produced by plants in glands called nectaries,either within the flowers with which it attracts pollinating animals. Nector is an ecologically important item,the sugar source of honey,it is also used in agriculture and horticulture.

 

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Nector

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