Importance of Keeping Bees | Buzz Beekeeping Supplies

Importance of Keeping Bees

Bees are considered to be among the most hardworking insects in the world. They play a great role in our ecosystem besides pollinating and making honey.

There are more than 20,000 known species of bees in 7 recognized families in every continent except Antarctica. Extreme cold importance-of-keeping-beesclimate is the main reason why there are no bees in Antarctica.

If we are to understand the importance of keeping bees, we need to educate ourselves and others about bees to protect them and their ecological niches.

There is a famous quote from Albert Einstein which states that, ‘if bees disappeared from the face of earth, man would only have to live for 4 years’. This might be true because all bees are pollinators of crops. In fact, about 84% of crops grown for human consumption rely on bees and a few other insects to pollinate them.

Pollination of crops increases yields and quality through cross pollination which facilitates exchange of genes. When plants from the same species are cross pollinated, they mix traits bringing about variations which help in better sustainability and viability of the species.

Bees are also known to make honey which has numerous benefits to man. Honey is mainly made from nectar collected from different species of plants. People have started keeping bees in beehives (apiculture), providing them with water and planting flowers around the hives to determine the type of nectar these bees collect to make their honey.

This has been a source of income to a lot of people who have kept bees specifically to produce honey. Honey is in high demand nowadays due to its numerous benefits making bee keeping a reliable source of income.

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