Kōrero: Beekeeping

Smoking the hive (2 o 2)

Smoking the hive

The lid, or upper box, of a Langstroth beehive has been removed, showing the vertical trays of wax comb where honey is deposited. The beekeeper is puffing smoke into the hive to calm the bees so he can remove the trays for inspection or extraction of honey.

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Natural Sciences Image Library of New Zealand
Reference: Be50Rbt.tif
Photograph by G. R. Roberts

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Beekeeping - Managing the beehive', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15749/smoking-the-hive (accessed 4 October 2023)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008