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Description - Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees: Honey Production, Pollination, Health by Malcolm T. Sanford

Part of Storey's flagship series of best-selling animal husbandry handbooks, the second edition of the most trusted and comprehensive reference on honey bee health, production, and pollination now features full-colour photography, a fresh interior design, and a larger trim size. The popularity of beekeeping has surged in recent years in response to widespread concern about colony collapse disorder and declining populations of these key pollinators. Since it was first published in 2010, Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees has become the go-to reference for every aspect of beekeeping, from planning hives and installing a colony to keeping bees healthy, preventing disease, and managing healthy and productive hives that will produce bountiful honey harvests year after year. The second edition of this best-selling manual features full-colour photography and illustrations, updated health information, and a larger trim size. AUTHOR: Dr. Malcolm T. Sanford is professor emeritus at the University of Florida. He has been published extensively in the apiculture press including the journals Bee Culture and American Bee Journal. He has been the author of The Apis Newsletter for more than 20 years at Ohio State University and the University of Florida, writing on beekeeping management, and is the coordinator of the Apis Information Resource Center. He has been a beekeeping management consultant in Egypt, Italy, France, Chile, Ecuador, Iraq, and Mexico. He lives in Gainesville, Florida. SELLING POINTS: Complete redesign of a best-selling classic with 30,000 copies in print. The second edition features full-colour photography and illustrations, a contemporary design, and larger trim size. Interest in backyard beekeeping is rising at an extraordinary rate because honey bees epitomise a beneficial, vulnerable population that is now under threat, and people want to be part of the solution. Part of Storey's best-selling animal-raising series with more than 2.2 million copies sold. Farmers, homesteaders, and hobby farmers have come to trust the Storey's Guide to Raising series for the most in-depth expert advice and accessible information on breed selection, housing, behaviour, breeding and birthing, feeding, health care, and much more. Full-colour; photographs and illustrations throughout

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781612129785
ISBN-10: 1612129781
Format: Paperback / softback
(235mm x 178mm x 0mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Storey Publishing LLC
Publisher: Storey Publishing LLC
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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