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  • How Bees Make Beeswax And What Are The Uses Of It
    How Bees Make Beeswax And What Are The Uses Of It
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    Beeswax is produced by bees in their abdomen with the help of a special wax producing gland. This gland converts the sugar of honey into wax and stores it inside the abdomen. The size of the abdomen depends on the age of the worker bees. Initially, the wax is colorless and becomes yellow or brown when mixed with pollen, pollen oils, and propolis. The wax is formed into scales and is used to form cells to store honey and to protect larval inside the beehive. Beeswax is used to structure the...

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