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A hive can contain up to 70,000 bees in midsummer. There will be 1 queen, 250 drones, 20,000 female foragers, 30,000 female house-bees, 5,000 to 7,000 eggs, 7,000-11,000 larvae being fed, 16,000 to 24,000 larvae developing into adults in sealed cells.

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The Winning Story of Omani Honey in the London National Honey Show

Aliya Mohammed Ali Sajwani, a PhD student at Sultan Qaboos University, won the largest number of prizes in the National Honey Show held in London 2012 for the Omani honey she exhibited.

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