Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees

Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees

Honey Production, Pollination, Bee Health

Book - 2010
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Sanford presents a thorough overview of these industrious and critically important insects. With this book as their guide, beekeepers will understand how to plan a hive, acquire bees, install a colony, keep bees healthy, maintain a healthy hive, understand and prevent new diseases, and harvest honey crops.
Contents: Beginning beekeeping
Origin and history of beekeeping
A bee's life
Choosing hive location
Getting equipped
Enter the bees
Managing honey bee colonies
Taking the crop
Diseases and pests of the honey bee
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., c2010
Branch Call Number: 638.1 S PBK
Characteristics: x, 244 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Bonney, Richard E.
Alternative Title: Keeping honey bees
ISBN: 9781603425513


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