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Author Conrad, Ross, 1963-

Title Natural beekeeping : organic approaches to modern apiculture / Ross Conrad.

Imprint White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  638.1 C763n 2013    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Edition Rev. and expanded ed.
Description xiv, 285 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary 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.
Subject Bee culture.
Organic farming.
Bee culture. (OCoLC)fst00829545
Organic farming. (OCoLC)fst01047688
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