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

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Courier Corporation, 2004 - Nature - 409 pages
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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

Llsr of Plates and Explanation of WoodCuts Illustrating the Natural History of Bees 11
24
The Queen or MotherBee The Drones The Workers Facts in their Natural History
29
IV Comb
66
Propolis
76
Pollen orBee Bread
80
Ventilation of the BeeHive
88
Requisites of a Complete Hive 66
97
Natural Swarming and Hiving of Swarms I06 X Artificial Swarming
143
Loss of the Queen
213
The BeeMoth and other Enemies of Bees Diseases of Bees
228
Robbing and how Prevented
261
Directions for Feeding Bees
267
Ciunim
308
The Italian HoneyBee
318
XXH BeeKeepers Galendar BeeKeepers Axioms
362
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