This book is the author's journey with bees, from his grandfather giving him a hive of bees to his understanding of how bees make honey, how men "harvest" it from the hives, and why bees are so intriguing and valuable.
Explains every aspect, task, drawback, and reward of beekeeping, for beginning hobbyists and professionals, providing all necessary information on equipment, costs, hive management, bee behavior, disease control, and other topics
This book brings out the enormous untapped potential for the development of a dynamic apiculture industry in the developing countries. Another point which clearly emerges from the various chapters is the great value of considering the tropical/sub-tropical region in an integrated manner.
The Symposium brought together keekeeping experts involved with development, other development practitioners and social scientists. By involving people from these different fields it was possible to examine the processes involved with helping people to strenthen livelihoods by means of...
In Guide to Bees and Honey, Hooper's aim has been to replace the mystique and legend of an ancient craft with a practical approach, using the results of modern research techniques, and writing with enthusiasm and clarity.
1976-01-19 Worldwide, more than 3,000 plant species have been used as food, only 300 of which are now widely grown, and only 12 of which furnish nearly 90 percent of the world's food. These 12 include the grains: rice, wheat, maize (corn), sorghums, millets, rye, and barley, and potatoes, sweet potatoes,...
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