Kōrero: Beekeeping

Capped and uncapped cells

Capped and uncapped cells

Once a cell in the wax honeycomb has been filled with honey, it is sealed with wax to stop the honey from drying out. The lower part of this comb has been sealed, and the remaining cells are only partly filled with honey.

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Reference: Be225Smn.tif
Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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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/15760/capped-and-uncapped-cells (accessed 29 February 2020)

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