A honeybee from Slovenia and other areas of Eastern Eupope, the Carnolian is a subspecies of the Western (or sometimes called the Italian) honeybee (apis mellifera). The Carnolian is favoured for gentleness, disease resistance and adaptability.
ScienceDaily (May — Total losses from managed honey bee colonies nationwide were 30 percent from all causes for the winter, according to the annual survey conducted by the U. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Apiary Inspectors of America (AIA).
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