Storey's guide to keeping honey bees, 2nd edition : honey production, pollination, bee health.

By: Sanford, Malcolm TMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Storey publishing, llc, 2018ISBN: 9781612129839
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1.Beginning Beekeeping -- Eight Basic Tips for Getting Started -- Dimensions of Beekeeping -- The Beekeeper's Commitment -- Financial Considerations -- Stings -- Legal Considerations -- Finding Resources -- 2.Origin and History of Beekeeping -- Honey Bee Evolution -- History of Beekeeping -- 3.A Bee's Life -- What Is a Honey Bee? -- Inside the Colony -- The Queen -- The Worker -- The Drone -- The Varroa Mite -- Activities and Behavior -- Patterns of Behavior -- 4.Choosing Hive Location -- The Colony and Your Community -- Providing Water -- Weather Issues -- Forage Availability -- 5.Getting Equipped -- Hive Design and Dimensions -- Hive Materials -- Supers -- Frames and Foundation -- Bottom Board -- Queen Excluder -- Covers -- Hive Stand -- Hive Scale -- Feeders -- Pollen Trap -- Tools of the Trade -- Beekeeper Garb -- 6.Enter the Bees -- Smoker Basics -- Package Bees -- Installing a Nucleus Colony -- Starting with an Established Colony --
Contents note continued: Swarm! -- A Wild or Feral Colony -- 7.Managing Honey Bee Colonies -- Working a Colony -- The Beekeeper as Manager -- A Colony's Yearly Life Cycle -- Population Cycle -- The Apicultural Calendar -- Late -- Season Management -- Requeening -- Managing Nutrition -- Cooking for the Bees -- 8.Taking the Crop -- The Honey Crop -- Harvesting the Crop -- Processing the Crop -- Storing the Crop -- Chunk and Comb Honey -- Other Bee Products -- 9.Pollination -- Unique Challenges -- Small -- Scale Pollination -- Is Pollination for You? -- 10.Diseases and Pests of the Honey Bee -- Innate Defense Mechanisms -- Brood Diseases -- Adult Diseases -- Parasitic Mites -- Integrated Pest Management -- Tolerant or Resistant Stock -- Colony Collapse Disorder -- Wax Moth -- Small Hive Beetle -- Black Bears -- For More Information -- 11.Additional Strategies -- Beehive Design -- Alternative Management Practices -- Toward a Honey Bee-Friendly Future -- Glossary --
Contents note continued: Sample Pollination Contract -- Model Beekeeping Ordinance -- Resources -- A Sampling of U.S. Beekeeping Supply Houses -- Sources of Beekeeping Information.
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Machine generated contents note: 1.Beginning Beekeeping -- Eight Basic Tips for Getting Started -- Dimensions of Beekeeping -- The Beekeeper's Commitment -- Financial Considerations -- Stings -- Legal Considerations -- Finding Resources -- 2.Origin and History of Beekeeping -- Honey Bee Evolution -- History of Beekeeping -- 3.A Bee's Life -- What Is a Honey Bee? -- Inside the Colony -- The Queen -- The Worker -- The Drone -- The Varroa Mite -- Activities and Behavior -- Patterns of Behavior -- 4.Choosing Hive Location -- The Colony and Your Community -- Providing Water -- Weather Issues -- Forage Availability -- 5.Getting Equipped -- Hive Design and Dimensions -- Hive Materials -- Supers -- Frames and Foundation -- Bottom Board -- Queen Excluder -- Covers -- Hive Stand -- Hive Scale -- Feeders -- Pollen Trap -- Tools of the Trade -- Beekeeper Garb -- 6.Enter the Bees -- Smoker Basics -- Package Bees -- Installing a Nucleus Colony -- Starting with an Established Colony --

Contents note continued: Swarm! -- A Wild or Feral Colony -- 7.Managing Honey Bee Colonies -- Working a Colony -- The Beekeeper as Manager -- A Colony's Yearly Life Cycle -- Population Cycle -- The Apicultural Calendar -- Late -- Season Management -- Requeening -- Managing Nutrition -- Cooking for the Bees -- 8.Taking the Crop -- The Honey Crop -- Harvesting the Crop -- Processing the Crop -- Storing the Crop -- Chunk and Comb Honey -- Other Bee Products -- 9.Pollination -- Unique Challenges -- Small -- Scale Pollination -- Is Pollination for You? -- 10.Diseases and Pests of the Honey Bee -- Innate Defense Mechanisms -- Brood Diseases -- Adult Diseases -- Parasitic Mites -- Integrated Pest Management -- Tolerant or Resistant Stock -- Colony Collapse Disorder -- Wax Moth -- Small Hive Beetle -- Black Bears -- For More Information -- 11.Additional Strategies -- Beehive Design -- Alternative Management Practices -- Toward a Honey Bee-Friendly Future -- Glossary --

Contents note continued: Sample Pollination Contract -- Model Beekeeping Ordinance -- Resources -- A Sampling of U.S. Beekeeping Supply Houses -- Sources of Beekeeping Information.

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