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Bumble Bees of North America: An Identification Guide (Princeton Field Guides)
Bumble Bees of North America: An Identification Guide (Princeton Field Guides)
by Paul H. Williams
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"I enjoyed Bumble Bees of North America and learned new things that will be useful in my work. This is a lovely book."--Sam Droege, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center "A better team of scientists couldn't have written this amazing new book on bumble... (read more)

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The Beekeeper's Handbook
The Beekeeper's Handbook
by Diana Sammataro
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The fourth edition of this comprehensive beekeeper's handbook provides new and updated information throughout including new information on important contemporary issues such as Colony Collapse Disorder, Africanized honey bees and bee mite control... (read more)

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Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper: What Not to Do When Keeping Bees (with Apologies to My Own)
Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper: What Not to Do When Keeping Bees (with Apologies to My Own)
by Bill Turnbull
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Bill Turnbull had no intention of becoming a beekeeper. But when an advertisement for beekeeping classes appeared in the family vet"s office shortly after a swarm of bees landed in Bill"s suburban backyard, it seemed to be a sign. Beekeeping turned out... (read more)

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Homegrown Honey Bees: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Beekeping Your First Year, from Hiving to Honey Harvest
Homegrown Honey Bees: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Beekeping Your First Year, from Hiving to Honey Harvest
by Alethea Morrison
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Beekeeping 1-2-3 Essential information to see you through the first year -- from inspecting the hive to avoiding stings Keeping bees is fun and fascinating and stocks your pantry with liquid gold. Who could ask more of a hobby? With practical instruction... (read more)

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The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden
The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden
by Kim Flottum
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The Backyard Beekeeper, now revised and expanded, makes the time-honored and complex tradition of beekeeping an enjoyable and accessible backyard pastime that will appeal to gardeners, crafters, and cooks everywhere. This expanded edition gives you even... (read more)

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The Beekeeper's Bible: Bees, Honey, Recipes & Other Home Uses
The Beekeeper's Bible: Bees, Honey, Recipes & Other Home Uses
by Richard A. Jones
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The Beekeepers Bible is as much an ultimate guide to the practical essentials of beekeeping as it is a beautiful almanac to be read from cover to cover. Part history book, part handbook, and part cookbook, this illustrated tome covers every facet of the... (read more)

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Langstroth's Hive and the Honey-bee
Langstroth's Hive and the Honey-bee
by L. L. Langstroth
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This influential guide by "the father of modern beekeeping," originally published in 1853, constitutes the first descriptive treatise of modern bee management. Its innovations allowed people to engage in actual beekeeping, rather than simply handling bee... (read more)

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Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture
Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture
by Ross Conrad
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Today's beekeepers face unprecedented challenges, a fact that is now front-page news with the spread of "colony collapse disorder." Newly introduced pests like varroa and tracheal mites have made chemical treatment of hives standard practice, but pest... (read more)

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Honeybee Democracy
Honeybee Democracy
by Thomas Seeley
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"Honeybee Democracy is a wonderful book, beautifully written and illustrated, about humanity's greatest friend among the insects. The honeybee is important not only for its role in agriculture but for what it has taught us concerning the fundamental... (read more)

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A Book of Bees: ...and How to Keep Them
A Book of Bees: ...and How to Keep Them
by Sue Hubbell
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"The real masterwork that Sue Hubbell has created is her life," David Quammen wrote in the New York Times. This book is, like its author, a unique achievement. Weaving a vivid portrait of her own life and her bees' lives through the seasons, Hubbell... (read more)

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Beekeeping: A Practical Guide
Beekeeping: A Practical Guide
by Richard E Bonney
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Whether you're a beginning beekeeper or one with a season or two of experience, Richard Bonney tells you how to keep bees, not just have them. This new book by the acclaimed author of Hive Management offers vital, up-to-date information about how to... (read more)

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Behaviour and Social Evolution of Wasps: The Communal Aggregation Hypothesis (Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution)
Behaviour and Social Evolution of Wasps: The Communal Aggregation Hypothesis (Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution)
by Yosiaki Ito
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In this book, Itô presents data on tropical wasps which suggest that kin-selection has been overemphasized as an evolutionary explanation of sociality. He concentrates on the Vespidae (paper wasps and hornets), a group much discussed by evolutionary... (read more)

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The Way to Bee: Meditation and the Art of Beekeeping
The Way to Bee: Meditation and the Art of Beekeeping
by Mark Magill
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the Way to Bee explores the mindful practices common to both beekeeping and meditation. It combines practical beekeeping information with the environmental and spiritual lessons we can learn from the bees. Meditations based on Buddhist teachings help you... (read more)

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beekeeping (Complete Idiot's Guides)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beekeeping (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Dean Stiglitz
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The buzz on beekeeping. The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Beekeeping has all the information a begin­ning beekeeper needs to know to start a hive and keep it buzzing. Expert beekeepers Dean Stiglitz and Laurie Herboldsheimer, owners of Golden Rule... (read more)

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Beekeeping for Dummies (For Dummies)
Beekeeping for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Howland Blackiston
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' The Beekeepers Bible is as much an ultimate guide to the practical essentials of beekeeping as it is a beautiful almanac to be read from cover to cover. Part history book, part handbook, and part cookbook, this illustrated tome covers every facet of... (read more)

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Wisdom for Beekeepers: 500 Tips for Successful Beekeeping
Wisdom for Beekeepers: 500 Tips for Successful Beekeeping
by James E. Tew
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Keeping bees in your own backyard, whether out in the country or right in the heart of the city, is all the rage these days. In this delightful collection of 500 beekeeping tips, honeybee expert Jim Tew provides all you need to know to get started in... (read more)

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Beekeeping: A Primer on Starting & Keeping a Hive
Beekeeping: A Primer on Starting & Keeping a Hive
by Dominique Devito
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For centuries humans have relied on bees' miraculous, life-sustaining work to pollinate crops, produce honey and wax, and sustain our natural food chain. Although beekeeping may seem like a daunting, even dangerous task, it doesn't have to be. Regardless... (read more)

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The Backyard Beekeeper's Honey Handbook: A Guide to Creating, Harvesting, and Baking with Natural Honeys
The Backyard Beekeeper's Honey Handbook: A Guide to Creating, Harvesting, and Baking with Natural Honeys
by Kim Flottum
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In The Backyard Beekeeper’s Honey Handbook, seasoned expert, Kim Flottum explains the process of moving honey from beehive to honey house and how to reveal and extract it so none of the finer aromas, tastes, or colors are bruised, burned, or broken.... (read more)

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Top-Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health
Top-Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health
by Les Crowder
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In recent years beekeepers have had to face tremendous challenges, from pests such as varroa and tracheal mites and from the mysterious but even more devastating phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). Yet in backyards and on rooftops all... (read more)

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The Beekeeper's Handbook: A Teaching Text for Beginner's to Advanced Beekeepers
The Beekeeper's Handbook: A Teaching Text for Beginner's to Advanced Beekeepers
by Diana Sammataro
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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... (read more)

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