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Bee-Keeping Practice - F.S. Stuart

Bee-Keeping Practice

Paperback

Published: 1st May 2006
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The author of this book sets out to show how a fascinating hobby can become a profit making pursuit. He does not attempt to encourage new apiarists to take up the hobby primarily to make money, but he demonstrates from much experience that careful bee-keeping inevitably means good results. He is an enthusiast who describes with relish the various phases of the bee-keeper's year. He imparts hints to others as gleaned from his own hives and points out the many pitfalls that beset both the amateur and even the apiarist of some experience. The scope of this carefully detailed work can be estimated from the following selection from its contents list: Hives, Purchase and Construction; Apparatus and Protective Clothing; Purchase of Bees; Manipulation; Supers and Sections; Swarms; Queen Bees and Queen Cells; Heather Honey; Robbing and It's Prevention; Extraction of Honey; Bottling and Storing; Marketing of Honey; Bee Diseases; The Year's Work Month by Month. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

ISBN: 9781406798043
ISBN-10: 1406798045
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 228
Published: 1st May 2006
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.32
Weight (kg): 0.3