Backyard Beekeeping and Honey Production

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
  • Size
    230 x 165mm
  • Publisher
    Crowood
  • ISBN
    9781847972682
Status
In stock for immediate dispatch
Stock Code
111083
Our Price
$34.99