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By: Richard E Bonney(Author)
160 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations
Enjoy a thriving hive and plenty of delicious honey. This practical guide to beekeeping stresses practices that are based on an understanding of the intimate lives, behaviors, and motivations of honey bees. You'll learn proven methods for inspecting your hives, troubleshooting problems, introducing a new queen, collecting honey, and dealing with swarms. Whether you're starting your first hive or are tending to dozens of them, Richard Bonney's clear advice and expert insights will help make your beekeeping operation a success.
1 Initial Inspection
2 Spring Management
4 The Queen
5 Making Increase
6 Life of a Worker
8 Hive Inspections
9 Comb Honey
12 Late Season Management
13 Taking the Crop
14 Fall Preparation
Diseases, Mites and Africanized Bees
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