Honey Bees and their decline

Angiosperms or commonly referred to as flowering plants have long established a mutual relationship with insects of the world. Insects have helped flowering plants evolve over a course of millions of years through furnishing cross pollination. Insects in turn fed on plant pollens, fruits and nectar etc and evolved along »

Bee Keeping, a second income for coffee farmers

Beekeeping is nothing new for Guatemalan and Mexican regions for the practice can be traced back to ancient Mayan civilizations who used to keep the stingless bees (Melipona beecheii), as the symbol of god Aj Muzen Kab’. Fast forward to 19th century and the Europeans were settling in Latin America. »