Guide to Bees and Honey
In recent years the Varroa mite has reached Britain and has spread a disease which has proved fatal to many hives. This edition of Hooper's classic manual of bee-keeping includes a special preface on ways to treat and combat Varroa
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
abdomen adult American Foul Brood amount apiary beekeeper beeway beginner behaviour bottom brood chamber brood combs broodnest cage cappings cause cluster colour comb containing cover crop crown board crystals decapped disease drone eggs empty entrance examination extractor feeder feeding flavour flowers flying forage foundation frame of brood Fumidil glands granulates hatched hive hive tool honey honeybee inch increase infection keep large number larvae laying queen look mating nuclei method mites move nectar and pollen normal nosema nucleus nucleus box number of colonies occur oilseed rape pheromone plant Pollen loads possible prevent problem produce propolis pupa queen cells queen excluder queenless removed requeening royal jelly sealed brood season shake shown side skep smoke species spermatheca spray sting sugar supers syrup temperature trachea unsealed usually varroa wax moth weather wings winter worker bees worker cells young queen