Optimization of the Beekeeping Products, Honey and Grains of Pollen, through the palinological characterization in Ñomala, Chulucanas, Piura, Peru
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GRAN CHACO: Flowering and Honeys from the Mount|
Alicia Basilio email@example.com
Beatriz Achaval y Raúl de León
Facultad de Agronomía UBA - Argentina
To know more about the knowledge of the honeys originated by the native flora, with unique and particular characteristic, and to guide ourselves about the resources are availables for the apiaries, we analyzed samples of honey from a wide area with natural mount vegetation and we registered the most abundant flowerings.
The honey that we studied was provided by small producers from several towns of Formosa (23 samples), Chaco (15 samples) and Salta (8 samples) in different seasons. All these honeys were originated in the ecological region known as Gran Chaco, with mount vegetation or from humid areas near to the mount.
The published work, with its respective charts, graphics and illustrations, continuous developing the following items:
Content of pollen in the honeys from the mount
Flowering times and honey of different crops.
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firstname.lastname@example.org Group of Study of Social Insects. Faculty of Exacts and Naturals Sciences
UBA - Argentina
The melliferous bees have an enormous importance like pollinator agent. This can easily be seen when comparing its pollination action with the other animals', among we can include many groups of insects and even some mammals that also pollinate floral resources.
More than 60% of the vegetable species that require to be pollinated inside mild biotopes and neotropicales are fecundated thank to the action of the Apis mellifera bee. So that the importance of the Apis can not be reduced to the obtention of beekeeping products like honey, pollen, propolis, wax, etc. If we consider that many of our agricultural products require to be pollinated by "external" agents, the importance of the melliferous bee is obvious.
Cultivations like alfalfa, sunflower, fruit-trees, among others must be pollinated by insects. To obtain the yield wanted by the farmer, the pollination efficiency of the bees that will visit his flowers is critical, what implies that any action that tends to improve the handling of beehives assigned to pollinate cultivations could bring concrete benefits not only for the agricultural producer, even also for the beekeeper that located his beehives near the plantations to pollinate. In this juncture, in the Laboratory of the Group of Studies of Social Insects, it's studied the role that the smell experiences that are acquired inside the beehives have, at the time of taking decisions about the search and gathering of food sources. It is known that the bees learn the characteristics of a flower (smell, shape, color, etc.) quick and efficiently according to the recompense (quality and quantity of nectar or pollen offered) that they offer. To memorize these keys facilitates the localization and recognition of the food sources during the gathering flights. During the search of flowers, the bees also use information that they obtain inside the beehive, as for example through the dance of the bees and during the numerous interactions mouth to mouth (trofalaxia) that they carry out with worker bees that return of sources rich in nectar.
The summary and the presentation during the "Fair and Beekeeping Meetings from the center of the country" were very illustrative to the producers, even when it's a basic investigation.