Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology

Bee keeping

Bee keeping - bee hives at our experimental field

Starting an experiment with honeybee colonies

Store-room for bees

Mini bee hive units for queen mating

Comb with special comb box for a queen

Frame  for queen rearing with cell protoector cages

Two closed queen cells; one without and one with workers

Open hive with comb and hive tool (in the front)

Different development phases: eggs and larval stages

Observation hive: observe and record the bee dances under a shelter