A substance that inhibits the growth of micro-organisms, e.g., penicillin. It seems that all antibiotics provide an unstable protection when used singly, and that a cocktail of different antibiotics is much more stable. Aphids

Plant parasitic insects of the Order Homoptera which are among the most common, and serious, of insect pests of crops. Also known as greenfly or green bugs, aphids have several different forms, including winged females for allo-infection; wingless, asexual, viviparous females for Auto-infection; and winged males and females for sexual reproduction. Many species of aphid are heteroecious. Many are vectors of virus diseases. Apical dominance

The suppression of lateral branches by the apical shoot, or apex, of the plant. Apical meristem

The meristem at the main growing point, or apex, of a plant. Apis

The genus to which honey bees belong. These are stinging, social, hymenopterous insects, useful in the production of honey, and in the pollinating of many species of crop. Amateur breeders can often make use of them to produce a random polycross.

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Make money with honey How to be a Beekeeper. Beekeeping can be a fascinating hobby or you can turn it into a lucrative business. The choice is yours. You need to know some basics to help you get started. The equipment needed to be a beekeeper. Where can you find the equipment you need? The best location for the hives. You can't just put bees in any spot. What needs to be considered when picking the location for your bees?

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