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Shelter constructed to house a bee colony that produces honey and pollinates fruit trees.
Hexagonal cavity contained within walls of wax, the constituent unit of honeycombs.
Movable wooden slat for decreasing or enlarging the size of the entrance, mainly to prevent small animals from entering the hive.
Opening of the hive allowing the bees to enter and exit.
Edge of the hive allowing the bees to land and take off.
Main portion of the hive enclosing the brood chamber.
Part of the hive formed of combs; its cells house the queen, eggs, larvae, pupae and reserves of pollen and honey.
Wire frame separating the brood chamber from the super; it prevents the queen from entering while allowing the worker bees to pass through.
Cake of wax made by bees in the hive made up of cells placed side by side and filled with honey or used as brood chambers for embryos.
Top of the hive providing protection.
Wax-coated removable wooden frame; it is used as a foundation for building combs.
Removable container used to collect the surplus honey reserves.
Movable outer covering of the hive, forming its roof and frame.
Opening through which bees exit the hive, but never enter it.