The beekeeper's handbook.

The beekeeper's handbook. Diana Sammataro, Alphonse Avitabile.
The beekeeper's handbook.

[New York]: Cornell University Press, (2011. fourth edition). Large octavo, paperback, black and white illustrations, line drawings.

An updated and expanded volume that goes into all practical aspects of beekeeping. A comprehensive, well-illustrated introduction for beginners and a valuable reference for the experienced beekeeper. The book outlines options for each operation within beekeeping, listing advantages and disadvantages of each alternative. Featuring clear descriptions and authoritative content, this handbook provides step-by-step directions accompanied by more than 100 illustrations for setting up an apiary, handling bees, and working throughout the season to maintain a healthy colony of bees and a generous supply of honey. This book explains the various colony care options and techniques, noting advantages and disadvantages, so that beekeepers can make the best choices for their own hives. This fourth edition has been thoroughly redesigned, expanded, and updated. Also available in hardcover [stock id 32826].

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