Backyard Beekeeping and Honey Production

Backyard Beekeeping and Honey Production

Book - 2011
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Bees are an essential part of our natural world and their importance in pollinating our food crops cannot be overstated. Over a third of the world's food is dependent upon pollinators, of which the honey bee Apis mellifera is possibly the most important. This informative book introduces newcomers to the fascinating and rewarding craft of beekeeping and honey production and sets out in simple terms the needs of this complex creature. Topics covered within the book include: Setting up your first hive; How to handle bees correctly and with confidence; Practical advice on the honey harvest; Winter feeding and inspection; Marketing your bee products and the legal requirements; and Diseases, how to avoid them and how to deal with them.
Publisher: Ramsbury : 2011
ISBN: 9781847972682
Branch Call Number: ANF 638.1 RANT
Characteristics: 112 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm


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