Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture, 2nd Edition
Chelsea Green Publishing, 8 במרץ 2013 - 304 עמודים
Whether you are a novice looking to get started with bees, an experienced apiculturist looking for ideas to develop an integrated pest-management approach, or someone who wants to sell honey at a premium price, this is the book you’ve been waiting for.
Now revised and updated with new resources and including full-color photos throughout, Natural Beekeeping offers all the latest information in a book that has already proven invaluable for organic beekeepers. The new edition offers the same holistic, sensible alternative to conventional chemical practices with a program of natural hive management, but offers new sections on a wide range of subjects, including:
Also, a completely new chapter on marketing provides valuable advice for anyone who intends to sell a wide range of hive products.
Other chapters include:
Ross Conrad brings together the best “do no harm” strategies for keeping honeybees healthy and productive with nontoxic methods of controlling mites; eliminating American foulbrood disease without the use of antibiotics; selective breeding for naturally resistant bees; and many other detailed management techniques, which are covered in a thoughtful, matter-of-fact way.
מה אומרים אנשים - כתיבת ביקורת
A Valuable Resourceביקורת משתמש - naturessence - Borders
I have read many beekeeping books, but this is the first one I have come across that gives specific ways to maintain organic hives. Conrad shares his own experiences as a beekeeper, as well as what ... קרא סקירה מלאה
LibraryThing Reviewביקורת משתמש - themulhern - LibraryThing
Detailed, practical, well-illustrated. Advice about wax moths. קרא סקירה מלאה
Foreword to the First Edition ix CHAPTER
Preface to the First Edition xi Skunks and Raccoons and Bears Oh My Mice
Some Basics of Bee Biology and Anatomy Suggestions American Foulbrood Chalkbrood Nosema Viruses
The Honey Harvest
Hive Management 36 Honey Processing Honey Inventories
Transitioning to Organic Apiculture The State
Insect Pests 157 Glossary
Wax Moths Small Hive Beetles Spiders and Resources
מהדורות אחרות - הצג הכל
Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture
<span dir=ltr>Ross Conrad</span>
תצוגה מקדימה מוגבלת - 2013