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Natural beekeeping : organic approaches to modern apiculture

Author: Ross Conrad
Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2007. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised and expanded editionView all editions and formats
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Offers an alternative to conventional chemical beekeeping practices with a natural hive management program, and includes information on bee anatomy, urban beekeeping, working with queens, mite control, and hive diseases.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Conrad
ISBN: 9781603583626 1603583629
OCLC Number: 1142797925
Notes: Includes glossary.
Description: xiv, 285 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Why organic beekeeping? --
Working with the hive --
Hive management --
Genetics and breeding --
Parasitic mites --
Insect pests --
Four-legged and feathered pests --
Environmental and human threats --
Hive diseases --
The honey harvest --
Marketing --
Organics and the evolution of beekeeping.
Responsibility: Ross Conrad.

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Offers an alternative to conventional chemical beekeeping practices with a natural hive management program, and includes information on bee anatomy, urban beekeeping, working with queens, mite control, and hive diseases.

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