The Beekeeper's Handbook: A Teaching Text for Beginners to Advanced Beekeepers / Edition 3

The Beekeeper's Handbook: A Teaching Text for Beginners to Advanced Beekeepers / Edition 3

by Alphonse Avitabile, Diana Sammataro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801485037

ISBN-13: 9780801485039

Pub. Date: 05/28/1998

Publisher: Cornell University Press

Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile have revised and expanded their clear and comprehensive guide to cover changes in beekeeping. They discuss the crisis created by the parasitic bee mites. In less than a decade, for example, Varroa mites have saturated the North American honeybee population with disastrous results, devastating both managed and wild populations.

Overview

Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile have revised and expanded their clear and comprehensive guide to cover changes in beekeeping. They discuss the crisis created by the parasitic bee mites. In less than a decade, for example, Varroa mites have saturated the North American honeybee population with disastrous results, devastating both managed and wild populations. The new edition of The Beekeeper's Handbook covers mite detection and control as well as the selection and testing of bees that may have some tolerance to mites.*Serves as a comprehensive well-illustrated introduction for beginners and a valuable reference for the experienced beekeeper.*Outlines options for each operation within beekeeping, listing advantages and disadvantages of each alternative.*Provides easy-to-follow directions and diagrams.*Includes glossary and updated bibliography suggesting more detailed information on the topics discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801485039
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)
Age Range:
16 - 17 Years

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