Langstroth's Hive and the Honey-Bee: The Classic Beekeeper's Manual

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 2004 - Nature - 409 pages
The first descriptive treatise of modern bee management. In a reader-friendly, enthusiastic style, Langstroth addresses every aspect of beekeeping: bee physiology; diseases and enemies of bees; the life-cycles of the queen, drone, and worker; bee-hives; the handling of bees; and many other topics. 25 plates.
 

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Contents

List of Plates and Explanation of WoodCuts Illustrating the Natural History of Bees
11
Facts connected with the invention of the MovableComb BeeHive
13
The HoneyBee capable of being tamed
24
The Queen or MotherBee The Drones The Workers Facts in their Natural History
29
Comb
69
Propolis
76
Pollen or Bee Bread
80
Ventilation of the BeeHive
88
Robbing and how Prevented
261
Directions for Feeding Bees
267
The Apiary Procuring Bees to Stock it Transferring Bees from Common to MovableComb Hives
279
Honey
285
BeePasturage OverStocking
292
CHAPTER PAGE
308
The Italiau HoneyBee
318
Wintering Bees
335

Requisites of a Complete Hive
95
Natural Swarming and Hiving of Swarms
109
Artificial Swarming
143
Loss of the Queen
213
The BeeMoth and other Enemies of Bees Diseases of Bees
228
XXIL BeeKeepers Calendar BeeKeepers Axioms
362
Explanation of WoodCuts of MovableComb Hives with Bills
371
Copious Alphabetical Index
391
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