Checking the Colony Strength of Honey Bees Next to a Rape Field (image) Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg Share Print E-Mail Caption Checking the colony strength of honey bees next to a rape field. The initially 96 colonies were provided by a professional beekeeper and then always inspected by the same person. Credit Maj Rundlöf Usage Restrictions Use with credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.