The Beekeeper s Handbook

Author: Diana Sammataro
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801485039
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile have revised and expanded their clear and comprehensive guide to cover changes in beekeeping. They discuss the crisis created by the parasitic bee mites. In less than a decade, for example, Varroa mites have saturated the North American honeybee population with disastrous results, devastating both managed and wild populations. The new edition of The Beekeeper's Handbook covers mite detection and control as well as the selection and testing of bees that may have some tolerance to mites.*Serves as a comprehensive well-illustrated introduction for beginners and a valuable reference for the experienced beekeeper.*Outlines options for each operation within beekeeping, listing advantages and disadvantages of each alternative.*Provides easy-to-follow directions and diagrams.*Includes glossary and updated bibliography suggesting more detailed information on the topics discussed.

American Bee Journal

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ISBN: MINN:31951D002193054
Release Date: 1967
Genre: Bee culture

Includes summarized reports of many bee-keeper associations.