Apis mellifera


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Apis mellifera

Emergency medicine
Bees are a major cause of life-threatening anaphylaxis in sensitised individuals.
 
Clinical findings
Fever, chills, lightheadedness, hives, joint and muscle pain, bronchial constriction, shortness of breath, hypotension, pulmonary oedema, shock, death.

Homeopathy
Honeybee—A major homeopathic remedy obtained from bees, which is used to treat bee stings and other insect bites, oedema, and other causes of burning and swelling, including cystitis, allergies and sore throat. Apis is also used to treat arthritis, mumps, peritonitis and pleuritis.

Apis mellifera

Honeybee Immunology A major cause of life-threatening anaphylaxis in sensitized individuals Clinical Fever, chills, light-headedness, hives, joint and muscle pain, bronchial constriction, SOB, hypotension, pulmonary edema, shock, and possibly, death. See Hymenopteran.
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As a child I was picking up a fallen word here and there, and from these spent beautiful bees falling arround me, apis mellifera in the autumns of their days, the words falling on the pews on the floor and on the shoulders of the men and women around me, I built a story about the Mass, about sweet stinging Christ, about the God I heard and smelled, but could never see.
Fletcher DJC The African Bee, Apis mellifera adansonii in Africa Annual Review of Entomology 1978; 23 : 151-171.
The main insects observed on the cowpea flowers from the self-established (Experimental) farm during the major rainy season in 2006 were beetles and bees such as Apis mellifera adansoni (Hymenoptera: Apidae), Ceratina sp (Hymenoptera: Apidae; Xylocopinae), Megachile sp (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae; Megachilinae), Xylocopa calens (Hymenoptera: Apidae; Xylocopinae), Xylocopa imitator (Hymenoptera: Apidae; Xylocopinae), Brausepis sp.
Entretanto, a concentracao de acucares no nectar da area coberta nao foi significativamente diferente da area semicoberta, na qual nao existia a presenca de abelhas Apis mellifera.
The company's latest efforts focus on the honeybee, Apis mellifera, an economically and agriculturally crucial insect species, for the development of a new array of insect control products based on behavior alteration.
Among the novelties of the honeybee, Apis mellifera, are its 170 genes for odor receptors.
Mean ([+ or -] 95% CI) number of Apis mellifera (black circles) and Lycastrirhyncha nitens (white circles) observed on Pontederia sagittata inflorescences (long-styled L, mid-styled M and short-styled S).
While in most bee species, the eggs laid by workers always grow into males, Apis mellifera capensis workers can produce females.
3]) the mean population of foraging workers of Apis mellifera was 9321 [+ or -] 256 (Mean [+ or -] s.
The company is developing repellents and attractants for several important insect species, including Anopheles gambiae, a mosquito that is the primary vector for malarial transmission in Africa, and Apis mellifera, the European honey bee.