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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To quickly recover losses, most of well-off beekeepers have switched over to Apis mellifera that led to the dawn of commercial beekeeping in Pakistan.
Has practically promoted beekeeping with Apis mellifera in terms of colony management, queen breeding, honey extraction techniques, reduction in post-harvest losses, nutrition, pests and diseases and pollination of entomophilous crops, improving skills of beekeepers, wax recycling for wax foundation sheets through training to agricultural extension staff, beekeepers, universities, research institutes and technical training institutes.
Estimation of the polleniferous potential of a Mediterranean landscape through the analysis of pollen harvested by Apis mellifera L.
Use of oxalic acid to control Varroa destructor in honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies.
Kubo, "Expression analysis of the FoxP homologue in the brain of the honeybee, Apis mellifera," Insect Molecular Biology, vol.
Corner [17] reported that the defensive behaviour of Apis mellifera varies widely with geographical region and elevation throughout East Africa citing honeybees in western Uganda as being less defensive than those in the other parts of the country.
However, the presence of these agents, in particular Apis mellifera, influences commercially important quality parameters such as fruits yield and fresh weight.