Dzierzon's Rational Bee-keeping: Or, The Theory and Practice of Dr. Dzierzon ...

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Houlston & sons, 1882 - Bee culture - 350 pages
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Page 326 - April inclusive, from Monday to Friday inclusive, the museum be opened, from nine o'clock in the morning till three in the afternoon; and likewise at the same hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, in May, June, July, and August ; but on Monday and Friday, only from four o'clock to eight in the afternoon, during those four months, except at the times above stated.
Page 337 - ... not hurt, and within two hours they were drinking more beer together and swearing at one another endearingly. I concluded that I had better go on, though Mr. Pfeiffer regretted that he never paid his hands in the middle of the month. It appeared afterward that he objected likewise to paying them at the end of the month, or at the beginning of the next. He owes me two days
Page 273 - More of the larvae die still unsealed, while they are still curled up al the bottom of the cell, rotting and drying up to a grey crust, that may be removed with tolerable ease. The brood which does not die before sealing mostly attains to perfection, and it is only exceptionally that individual foul-brood cells are met with sealed. This is exactly reversed in the malignant kind of foul brood. In this the...
Page 274 - The curable kind may occur of itself, under certain conditions of ingathering, especially when the bees are working on bilberries and pines, and sometimes disappears again of itself when the conditions have changed. But the bee-keeper cannot with safety reckon on this favourable issue. The disease may quickly increase continuously and ruin the stocks. To put a stop to the evil immediately, catch the queen without delay as soon as any foul-brood cells have been observed. In spring and early summer...
Page 273 - The curable occurs in this way : more of the larvae die still unsealed, while they are still curled up at the bottom of the cell, rotting and drying up to a grey crust, that may be removed with tolerable ease. The brood which does not die before sealing mostly attains to perfection, and it is only exceptionally that individual foul-brood cells...

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