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  • Beekeeping for dummies
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  • 作者: by Howland Blackiston
  • 出版社:John Wiley & Sons Inc.
  • 出版年:c2015
  • 集叢名:--For dummies
  • ISBN:9781118945469; 9781118945483
  • 格式:PDF

Your guide to becoming a successful back yard beekeeper
 
Want to find out what all the buzz is about beekeeping? The latest edition of Beekeeping For Dummies gives you the most trusted and up-to-date information on safely keeping your own bees, including complete instructions for assembling and maintaining beehives, handling all phases of honey production, using the latest tools and equipment, and much more.
 
Keeping your own bees has many benefits: they not only pollinate your garden, but you can harvest the honey, honeycomb, propolis, bee pollen, and wax. With the expert guidance in Beekeeping For Dummies, you'll get the know-how to acquire your own bees and transfer them safely to their new home, securely open and close the hive, inspect your bees at the right time, handle common problems, and extract honey like a pro.

 
Includes expert tips for maintaining a healthy bee colonyContains options for using natural (non-chemical) methods for keeping bees healthy
Has information for keeping bees in both suburban and urban environments
Covers harvesting and marketing your honey
Explores the impact the sudden disappearance of the honey bee has on our environment and economy
Provides information on how to raise your own queen bees and improve the genetics of your colonies
If you're brand-new to the scene or a seasoned beekeeper looking for the latest tools, techniques and information on back yard beekeeping, this hands-on, friendly guide has you covered.


About the Author
Howland Blackiston has been a back yard beekeeper since 1984. He's written many articles on beekeeping and appeared on dozens of television and radio programs. He is also the author of Building Beehives for Dummies, which provides detailed instructions on how to build hives from scratch.

  • Foreword(第xiii頁)
  • Introduction(第1頁)
    • About This Book(第1頁)
    • Icons Used in This Book(第3頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第4頁)
    • Beyond the Book(第4頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第4頁)
  • Part I : Getting Started with Beekeeping(第7頁)
    • Chapter 1 : To Bee, or Not to Bee?(第9頁)
    • Chapter 2 : Life Inside the Honey Bee Hive(第21頁)
  • Part II : Starting Your Adventure(第47頁)
    • Chapter 3 : Alleviating Apprehensions and Making Decisions(第49頁)
    • Chapter 4 : Selecting a Hive That’s Perfect for You(第65頁)
    • Chapter 5 : Basic Equipment for Beekeepers(第83頁)
    • Chapter 6 : Obtaining and Installing Your Bees(第117頁)
  • Part III : Time for a Peek(第137頁)
    • Chapter 7 : Opening Your Hive(第139頁)
    • Chapter 8 : What to Expect When You’re Inspecting(第153頁)
    • Chapter 9 : Different Seasons, Different Activities(第171頁)
  • Part IV : Common Problems and Simple Solutions(第189頁)
    • Chapter 10 : Anticipating and Preventing Potential Problems(第191頁)
    • Chapter 11 : Colony Collapse Disorder(第217頁)
    • Chapter 12 : Diseases and Remedies(第225頁)
    • Chapter 13 : Honey Bee Pests(第235頁)
    • Chapter 14 : Raising Your Own Queens(第261頁)
  • Part V : Sweet Rewards(第283頁)
    • Chapter 15 : Honey, I Love You(第285頁)
    • Chapter 16 : Getting Ready for the Golden Harvest(第303頁)
    • Chapter 17 : Honey Harvest Day(第319頁)
  • Part VI : Part of Tens(第333頁)
    • Chapter 18 : (Almost) Ten Fun Things to Do with Bees(第335頁)
    • Chapter 19 : More Than Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Bee Behavior(第361頁)
    • Chapter 20 : My Ten Favorite Honey Recipes(第365頁)
  • Part VII : Appendix(第377頁)
    • Appendix A : Helpful Resources(第379頁)
    • Appendix B : Beekeeper’s Checklist(第393頁)
    • Glossary(第395頁)
  • Index(第401頁)
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