At the Hive Entrance

Author: H. Storch



Category: Bee culture

Page: 76

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At the hive entrance by h storch pbk

Author: H. Storch





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The Thinking Beekeeper

A guide to an alternative method of keeping bees, shows how to cultivate top bar hives, in a book aimed an those interested in ensuring the viability of the bee population for years to come. Original.

Author: Christy Hemenway

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 0865717206

Category: Gardening

Page: 211

View: 913

A guide to an alternative method of keeping bees, shows how to cultivate top bar hives, in a book aimed an those interested in ensuring the viability of the bee population for years to come. Original.

The Effects of Two Kinds of Brushes at the Hive Entrance on the Number and Diversity of Pollen Grains on Honey Bees Apis Mellifera L Departing from Their Colonies

Author: Elizabeth S. Waghchoure




Page: 356

View: 839

The Beekeeper s Problem Solver

Whether you're a newcomer or an old hand, The Beekeeper's Problem Solver provides the information you need to nip problems in the bud, or avoid them in the first place.

Author: James E. Tew


ISBN: 1631590359

Category: House & Home

Page: 224

View: 828

"100 common problems explored and explained"--Cover.

Beekeeping A Compressive Guide To Bees And Beekeeping

The moisture-ridden air has to be removed from the hive. For this purpose bees undertake fanning vigorously, and it is most visible at the hive entrance. The Indian hive bee fans with its head facing away from the entrance.

Author: Abrol, D.P.

Publisher: Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 9386237628


Page: 896

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This book shall serve as a reference book for students, teachers, and researchers and for all those interested in bees and beekeeping. This book will be useful to all those who wish to make beekeeping their hobby or as profession, entrepreneurs and even layman. Besides, the information provided in this book will be useful to pollination biologists, students, teachers, scientists of agriculture, animal behaviour, botany, conservation, biology, ecology, entomology, environmental biology, forestry, genetics, plant breeding, horticulture, toxicology, zoology, seed growers and seed agencies. It will be highly useful to motivate the young generation to fascinating world of honeybees and adopt beekeeping as a profession. Book as a guide for their problems & evolving strategies.

The Behaviour of Worker Honeybees at the Hive Entrance

Author: Colin Gasking Butler



Category: Honeybee

Page: 292

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Gleanings in Bee Culture

Days after emergence that queen was seen at hive entrance . Number of queens mated on indicated days after emergence1 6 days 7 days 8 days 9 days 10 days 11 days 12 days 13 days Total 6 10 7 3 Number of queens laying first eggs on ...




Category: Bee Culture

Page: 852

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Building Beehives For Dummies

In addition, grass growing in front of the hive's entrance can slow the bees' ability to get in and out. The stand alleviates that problem by raisingthe hiveabove thegrass.See Chapter 13 forinstructions on building an elevated ...

Author: Howland Blackiston

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118460006

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 354

View: 324

The easy way to build your own beehives and beekeeping equipment Building Beehives For Dummies is the follow-up book to the bestselling Beekeeping For Dummies. It provides everything you need to learn how to build some of the world's most popular hives and beekeeping accessories. For each design the book includes a detailed materials list (what lumber, hardware and fasteners you'll need), step-by-step building instructions, and illustrative drawings that show how the components all fit together. There are over a dozen plans in all, including the traditional Langstroth hive, the eight frame garden hive, designs for elevated hive stands, the Warre hive, screened bottom board, the Kenya top-bar hive, four-frame observation hive, hive top feeders, and more. The book contains introductory chapters that teach you the basic carpentry skills necessary to build any of the plans in the book. Whether you are a new beekeeper or a seasoned ol’timer, Building Beehives for Dummies provides you with the information you need to plan and succeed at building beehives (and other cool accessories). You'll discover what type of hive to build, hints on how to maintain your equipment, what bees need to stay happy and healthy, where to locate your hive, and much more. Covers "bee space," the critical technical measurement within a beehive that's crucial for easy inspection of your colonies Offers guidance on keeping both urban and suburban neighbors happy, getting proper permissions, and understanding regional laws and regulations Provides creative ideas for dressing up hives for fun and profit In today’s world of self-sufficiency, back-to-basics and sustainability, building beehives is a fun hobby that both you and your bees will appreciate and benefit from.

The Beekeeper s Handbook

Outer cover may not be needed except on cold or rainv days Nail in screen Tape or screen holes in hive bodies \ / Use V-shaped screen or moving screen pushed into the entrance; can be blocked completely if a screened top is used Reduced ...

Author: Diana Sammataro

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 0801485037

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 190

View: 978

Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile have revised and expanded their clear and comprehensive guide to cover changes in beekeeping. They discuss the crisis created by the parasitic bee mites. In less than a decade, for example, Varroa mites have saturated the North American honeybee population with disastrous results, devastating both managed and wild populations. The new edition of The Beekeeper's Handbook covers mite detection and control as well as the selection and testing of bees that may have some tolerance to mites.*Serves as a comprehensive well-illustrated introduction for beginners and a valuable reference for the experienced beekeeper.*Outlines options for each operation within beekeeping, listing advantages and disadvantages of each alternative.*Provides easy-to-follow directions and diagrams.*Includes glossary and updated bibliography suggesting more detailed information on the topics discussed.