On the road with beehives
In China, wild bees are extinct in many places. The fact that the number of
bee colonies has nevertheless increased is due to commercial honey production.
In order to take maximum advantage of the flowering season of the orchards,
approximately 300,000 beekeepers travel around the country with their hives.
In addition, they have largely replaced the European bees, which are endangered
by the Varoa mite, with Asian bees because they are resistant to the pest.