ISBN-10:
0801476941
ISBN-13:
9780801476945
Pub. Date:
05/13/2011
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
The Beekeeper's Handbook / Edition 4

The Beekeeper's Handbook / Edition 4

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ISBN-13: 9780801476945
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 05/13/2011
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 68,145
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword to the Fourth Edition by Dewey M. Caron
Foreword to the Third Edition by Roger A. Morse
Preface and Acknowledgments

Introduction
1. Understanding Bees
2. Colony Activities
3. Beekeeping Equipment
4. Obtaining and Preparing for Bees
5. Working Bees
6. Package Bees
7. Feeding Bees
8. Winter/Spring Management
9. Summer/Fall Management
10. Queens and Queen Rearing
11. Special Management Problems
12. Products of the Hive
13. Pathogens and Parasites of Honey Bees
14. Pests of Honey Bees
15. Pollination

Appendixes
A. Anatomy of Honey Bees
B. Pheromones
C. Bee Sting Reaction Physiology
D. Paraffin Dipping
E. Differences between European (EHB) and Africanized Honey Bees (AHB)
F. Rearing Wax Moth (Galleria mellonela)
G. Pointers for Extreme Urban Beekeeping (NYC), by Jim Fischer
H. Varroa Mite Infestations

Glossary
References
Index

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