Author(s): RICHARD E BONNEY
A concise seasonal guide to beekeeping, with particular reference to looking after the hive. Covered are the capture and control of swarms, harvesting crops of honey, handling and re-introduction of queen bees to a hive, problems and signs of likely hive problems, and bee behaviour. New condition with shelf wear
Initial inspection; spring management; swarming; the queen; making increase; life of the worker; supering; hive inspections; combe honey; foraging; summertime; late season management; taking the crop; fall preparation; equipment; feeding; pollination. Appendix: Diseases, mites and Africanized bees.