Beekeeping for Dummies

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Beekeeping for Dummies

Format:  Paperback,

358 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Mar 2009

ISBN-13: 9780470430651

ISBN-10: 0470430656

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"Beekeeping For Dummies," 2nd Edition reviews the tools of the trade, including complete instructions for building and maintaining beehives; offers detailed and easy-to-follow guidelines for all phases of honey production--including harvesting, bottling, packaging and marketing your honey; explores theories into the recent unexplained collapse of colonies and its environmental and economic on society; and provides new information on mites and diseases and recommend changes in bee medication and treatments.

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Mar 2009
ISBN-13: 9780470430651
ISBN-10: 0470430656
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 358
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.3
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.5 x 9.25 x 1.0

Chapter outline

Foreward
Introduction
Falling in Love with a Bug.
To Bee or Not to Bee?
Life Inside the Honey Bee Hive
Starting Your Adventure.
Alleviating Apprehensions and Making Decisions
Basic Equipment for Beekeepers
Obtaining and Installing Your Bees
Time for a Peek.
Opening Your Hive
What to Expect when Youre Inspecting
Different Seasons, Different Activities
Common Problems and Simple Solutions.
Anticipating and Preventing Potential Problems
Colony Collapse Disorder
Diseases and Remedies
Honey Bee Pests
Raising Your Own Queens
Sweet Rewards.
Getting Ready for the Golden Harvest
Honey Harvest Day
The Part of Tens.
(Almost) Ten Fun Things to Do with Bees
Ten Frequently Asked Questions About Bee Behavior
My Ten Favorite Honey Recipes
Helpful Resources
Beekeepers Checklist
Glossary
Index

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Beekeeping For Dummies, 2nd Edition reviews the tools of the trade, including complete instructions for building and maintaining beehives; offers detailed and easy-to-follow guidelines for all phases of honey production--including harvesting, bottling, packaging and marketing your honey; explores theories into the recent unexplained collapse of colonies and its environmental and economic on society; and provides new information on mites and diseases and recommend changes in bee medication and treatments.

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