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First lessons in beekeeping

Author: C P Dadant
Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Dover editionView all editions and formats
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"In light of the dwindling honey bee population, this century-old guide is more relevant than ever. Written by the scion of a celebrated family of beekeepers that continues to operate today, the richly illustrated volume is the perfect companion for beginning beekeepers as well as those with a casual interest in bees. Reader-friendly information ranges from background on bee anatomy and the social structure of bee  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C P Dadant
ISBN: 9780486819617 0486819612
OCLC Number: 1000385886
Notes: Originally published: Hamilton, Illinois : American Bee Journal, 1918.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 169 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Natural history of the honeybee --
Establishing an apiary --
Hives --
Swarming and queen-rearing --
Improvement in honeybees --
Comb foundation and its uses --
Production of choice honey --
Wintering and feeding bees --
Bee pasturage --
Observation hives --
Enemies of bees --
Diseases of bees and treatment --
Marketing honey --
Honey as food.
Other Titles: Beekeeping
American bee journal.
Responsibility: Camille P. Dadant.

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"In light of the dwindling honey bee population, this century-old guide is more relevant than ever. Written by the scion of a celebrated family of beekeepers that continues to operate today, the richly illustrated volume is the perfect companion for beginning beekeepers as well as those with a casual interest in bees. Reader-friendly information ranges from background on bee anatomy and the social structure of bee communities to different types of hives and how they function, honey production, wintertime beekeeping, and other practical matters."--Page 4 of cover.

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