Official Says Iran Fourth-largest Producer of Honey
A senior Iranian Agriculture Ministry official said the country has become the fourth-largest producer of honey in the world.
Bumblebees Trick Plants into Flowering Early by Biting Them
Scientists have discovered that bumblebees can cause plants to flower as much as 30 days ahead of schedule by biting their leaves.
Iran exports close to 8,000 tons of honey per anum
Iran exports close to 8,000 tons of honey per annum, said the head of the country’s National Association of Beekeepers and Honey Producers.
Bees Help Researchers Confirm Theory about Maintaining Protective Clumps under Tough Conditions
Researchers discovered the means by which honeybees keep their temporary clumps intact during adverse weather conditions, confirming their theory about bees’ behavior under stressful conditions. In their paper published in the journal Nature Physics, the group of researchers at Harvard University describes their study of honeybee behavior in their lab and what they found. Once a year, […]
Iran begins honey exports to S Africa
TEHRAN – An Iranian official says that interactions with a representative of South Africa at Iran’s Chamber of Cooperatives yielded in the deal to export Iran’s honey to the African country. “The export of the honey produced by Iranian beekeepers cooperatives to South Africa is one of the results of having the commerce attaché of […]