A Book of Bees

And How to Keep Them

Author: Sue Hubbell

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Category: Nature

Page: 193

View: 942

The author chronicles a year in the lives of beekeeper and bees, describing and explaining the activities of both and the rewards of having bees of one's own

Book of Bees

Author: Piotr Socha

Publisher: Thames & Hudson



Page: 72

View: 647

How do bees communicate? What does a beekeeper do? Did you know that Napoleon loved bees? Who survived being stung by 2,443 bees? This book answers all these questions and many more, tracking the history of bees from the time of the dinosaurs to their current plight.

The Book of Bee-keeping: A Practical and Complete Manual on the Proper Management of bees

Author: W. Webster

Publisher: Read Books Ltd


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 108

View: 740

“The Book of Bee-keeping” is a classic guide to keeping bees for profit and pleasure. It includes complete instructions for setting up and managing a successful apiary, as well as tips and observations from a life-long keeper on how to avoid problems and make a profit. Highly recommended for modern readers interested in keeping bees. Contents Include: “Introduction", "Advantages of Bee-keeping", "The Honey Bee", "Products of Bees", "Combs", "Modern Bee-keeping", "Appliances", "Food", "Swarming", "Manipulating", "Honey", "Diseases of Bees", "Enemies of Bees", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on bee-keeping.

The Little Book of Bees

Author: Karl Weiss

Publisher: Springer


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 163

View: 151

Karl Weiss and Carlos H. Vergara provide the newcomerwith a startling view into the surprisingly complex andhighly organized world of bees. The Little Book of Beesdescribes not only the evolution of our honeybee, butalso of dozens of types of wild bees. It sheds light onbee society, with its amazing rituals related to ......

The Book of the Honey Bee

Author: Charles Harrison

Publisher: Read Books Ltd


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 172

View: 395

This volume contains a complete guide to bee-keeping, with information on setting up, general management, diseases, common problems, increasing yields, and much more. "The Book of the Honey Bee" is highly recommended for both beginners and seasoned keepers alike, and it would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "Introductory", "Natural History", "The Domestic Economy of the Hive", "The Apiary and Its Arrangement", "Sources of Honey", "The Hive", "The Home-made 'W.B.C.' Hive", "The Frame and its Fittings-Division Boards-Foundation", "How to Begin", "Transferring", "Undesired Swarms", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on Bee-keeping.

Exam Prep for: The Book of Bee-keeping; A Practical and ...

Author: David Mason

Publisher: Rico Publications


Category: Education

Page: 800

View: 413

5,600 Exam Prep questions and answers. Ebooks, Textbooks, Courses, Books Simplified as questions and answers by Rico Publications. Very effective study tools especially when you only have a limited amount of time. They work with your textbook or without a textbook and can help you to review and learn essential terms, people, places, events, and key concepts.

The Bees of the World

Author: Charles Duncan Michener

Publisher: JHU Press


Category: Science

Page: 913

View: 628

Written by the world's leading authority on bees, this reference is the first and only comprehensive, worldwide treatment of all groups of bees, and includes more than 16,000 species. Michener examines the evolution of bees from wasps, the relations of the bodies of bees to one another, the evolution of bees, and the structure of immature and adult bees, and more. 433 line drawings. 88 photos, 48 in color.