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Get Started in Beekeeping

Waring, Adrian (Book - 2010 )
Get Started in Beekeeping
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An indispensable bible of information and practical advice on beekeeping Get Started in Beekeeping covers everything from bee behavior to what to do with honey. It balances all the background context on bee biology with the day-to-day and seasonal practicalities of running hives in any location, in the country or the city, and for colonies of all sizes. Supporting resources include a 'bee calendar', troubleshooting section, illustrations, photos, a glossary and details of courses and organizations. Fully illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Combines background biology, facts and figures with practical advice on equipment and maintenance. Topics include: Introduction; Naming the parts; The honey bee year; equipment; Beginning your beekeeping; Swarming and swarm control; Flowers for bees; Winter; Pests and diseases; The beekeeping year; Hive products; Taking it further; Glossary; Index
Authors: Waring, Adrian
Title: Get started in beekeeping
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2010
Characteristics: xviii, 222 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Adrian and Claire Waring
Notes: Previously published as Teach yourself beekeeping
Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-190) and index
Alternate Title: Beekeeping
ISBN: 0071740155
9780071740159
Branch Call Number: 638.1 W276g 2010
Subject Headings: Bee culture
Topical Term: Bee culture
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Covers everything from bee behavior to what to do with honey. It balances all the background context on bee biology with the day-to-day and seasonal practicalities of running hives in any location, in the country or the city, and for colonies of all sizes.


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