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AFTERSWARM [2 records]

Record 1 2016-02-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Beekeeping
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Insects, Centipedes, Spiders, and Scorpions
DEF

A small swarm issuing after the first or prime swarm. Where bees are not given proper attention it is not uncommon for them to send out several afterswarms, one after another until the parent colony becomes almost worthless.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Élevage des abeilles
  • Comportement animal
  • Insectes, mille-pattes, araignées et scorpions
CONT

[...] dans certaines colonies ayant une propension marquée à l'essaimage [...] il se produit, quelques jours après la sortie du premier essaim, un second essaim. Il s'agit alors d'un essaim secondaire. Beaucoup moins lourd que le premier, il contient le plus souvent plusieurs Reines vierges.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Cría de abejas
  • Comportamiento animal
  • Insectos, ciempiés, arañas y escorpiones
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Record 2 2016-02-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Beekeeping
  • Animal Behaviour
DEF

A small swarm issuing after the first or prime swarm. Where bees are not given proper attention it is not uncommon for them to send out several afterswarms, one after another until the parent colony becomes almost worthless.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Élevage des abeilles
  • Comportement animal
CONT

[...] dans certaines colonies ayant une propension marquée à l'essaimage [...] il se produit, quelques jours après la sortie du premier essaim, un second essaim. Il s'agit alors d'un essaim secondaire. Beaucoup moins lourd que le premier, il contient le plus souvent plusieurs Reines vierges [...] Il peut encore y avoir des essaims tertiaires, à peine gros comme le poing, et qui sont sans valeur pratique.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Cría de abejas
  • Comportamiento animal
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