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Over 1,300 pages. The Hive and the Honey Bee (1992) is the definitive text for anyone involved with bees, from keeping bees to simply finding out more about them. The most recent edition of this classic (1992), a wonderful hardcover book with attractive gold-stamped cover and spine, has been completely rewritten, revised, and enlarged. It's divided into 22 chapters and includes the work of 33 world-famous authors along with hundreds of photos and drawings. It's worth getting for its special features alone: a new 52-page United States and Canadian honey plants table, updated African honey bee information, parasitic bee mites, pesticides, management, business practices, marketing, hive products, bee behavior, and more.I learned everything I needed to get started in bee keeping and taught me something new with every new release. To manage hives for honey production, pollenation or queen rearing, this book is the authority. To work in your hive, or apiary without it,is like driving your ca

Publication Details

  • Publisher: Dadant
  • ISBN-10: 0915698099
  • ISBN-13: 978-0915698097
  • Dewey Decimal: 638.120
  • ECHO Library: 638.120 GRA