1. 2013-03-08 Today's beekeepers face unprecedented challenges, a fact that is front-page news with the spread in recent years of the mysterious and deadly colony collapse disorder (CCD).Numerous pests have made chemical treatment of hives standard practice, yet resistance is building, which in turn creates...
  2. Included in this publication is a description of the bee colony, relatives of the honeybee, what bees need to live, and the different types of bee hives.
  3. Examines the origins of bees and the functions of queens, workers, and drones, indicates flowers that attract honeybees, and discusses beekeeping in ancient and modern times and the uses of beeswax.
  4. 2000-03-01 Beekeeping provides rural people in developing countries with sources of income and nutrition. It is a sustainable form of agriculture, which isbeneficial to the environment and provides economic reasons for theretention of native habitats and potentially both increased yield from food and...
  5. When the first edition of this book was published, the author, Walter T Kelley traveled in the US and many other countries gathering information and making photos for basic information which would help those who were interested in keeping a few colonies of bees or those whose operation had grown...
  6. 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...
  7. The author gives an intimation of the source of happiness that beekeepers have discovered and to convey his philosophy that is so closely interwoven with hisbeekeeping.
  8. Bees pollinate a wide range of flowers and plants and, by so doing, provide the seed for the next harvest. This booklet aims to raise awareness and provide information about oppontunities at the farm and local community level to increase small-scale farmer income.
  9. In this publication will be found examples of sensible endeavour from modest beginnings, backed by research, training, long-range perspectives, consistent application, and practical incentives to producers rather than mere exhortations. These examples may be found among others, in Belize, Kenya,...
  10. This volume provides basic information about managing wild bees and on the use of their products. It identifies and describes major bee species and their importance for nature conservation and for sustaining livelihoods of rural people.