The Hive and the honey bee : a new book on beekeeping which continues the tradition of "Langstroth on the hive and the honeybee" /

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Dadant & Sons.
Other Authors: Graham, Joe M., Ambrose, J. T., Langstroth, L. L. 1810-1895.
Format: Book
Published: Hamilton, Ill. : Dadant, 1992.
Edition:Rev. ed.
Table of Contents:
  • The world's beekeeping : Past and present
  • Honey bees of the world
  • The honey bee colony : Life history
  • The anatomy of the honey bee
  • Physiology and social physiology of the honey bee
  • Honey bee nutrition
  • Honey bee genetics and breeding
  • Activities and behavior of honey bees
  • Honey bee pheromones
  • The production of nectar and pollen
  • Bee forage of North America and the potential for planting for bees
  • Beekeeping equipment
  • For the beginner
  • Management for honey production
  • Honey and wax : A consideration of production, processing and packaging techniques
  • The production of comb and bulk comb honey
  • Business practices and profitability
  • Surplus honey and the small beekeeper
  • Marketing the crop of the commercial beekeeper
  • Wintering productive colonies
  • Honey
  • Other products of the hive
  • Production of queens and package bees
  • Crop pollination
  • Diseases and pests of honey bees
  • Injury to honey bees by poisoning
  • Allergy to venomous insects.