Backyard Beekeeping and Honey Production

111083
Phil Rant

Description

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
• Diseases: how to avoid them and how to deal with them

Details

  • Format
    Paperback
  • Pages
    112
  • Dimensions
    230 x 165 mm
  • ISBN
    9781847972682
  • Code
    111083
  • Status
    In stock for immediate dispatch
Our Price
$34.99