African Honey Bees: Economic Impact of an Invasive Species

In the early 1900″s, African honey bees were taken from South Africa and introduced to the European honey bee. ¬†African honey bees are known for their aggressiveness but are great producers of honey. ¬†Scientists believed that by interbreeding the two they would create the perfect honey bee that would produce more honey. ¬†Unfortunately, these hybrid…