Coating metal with a layer of zinc to prevent corrosion.
Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS)
A technique used to analyze the chemical composition of substances.
Health issues that can affect a bee’s digestive system, such as infections or parasites.
A valve used to control the flow of honey during extraction.
The variety of genetic traits present in a bee population, which can help to ensure the survival of the species.
The intentional alteration of the genetic makeup of bees for specific traits or characteristics.
Genetics of the colony
The genetic makeup of the bee colony, including the queen, drones, and worker bees.
Geographical and seasonal variation in pollen counts
The amount and types of pollen available to bees can vary depending on the location and time of year, which can affect honey flavor and quality.
Geographic information systems (GIS)
Software used to analyze and visualize spatial data related to beekeeping.
Bee propolis has also been shown to have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that can help prevent gingivitis.
Glass jars or vials for storage
The containers used to store and preserve honey after harvesting.
Protective handwear worn by beekeepers to prevent bee stings.
Good manufacturing practices (GMPs)
Guidelines for ensuring the safety and quality of food products during production.
GPS tracking systems
Technology used to track the movement of beehives and monitor their health.
Gravity draining technique
Allowing honey to flow naturally out of a container without the use of pressure or force.
Greenhouse gas emissions reduction
The actions taken to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases produced during beekeeping activities.
Grooming and cleaning duties
The tasks that bees perform to keep themselves and their hive clean and free of pests.