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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 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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Keeping Bees and Making Honey
Keeping Bees and Making Honey
by Alison Benjamin
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You don't need acres of secluded gardens to be able to keep bees - hives can be found on many an urban rooftop, inner-city balcony or mounted on walls in the strangest of places. Keeping Bees and Making Honey covers everything you need to consider before... (read more)

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Honeybee Democracy
Honeybee Democracy
by Thomas D. 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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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 successfully. With this practical guide, you'll learn every step of the process, from acquiring bees to installing a colony... (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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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... (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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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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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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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 Beekeeperand#8217;s 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... (read more)

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The New Complete Guide to Beekeeping
The New Complete Guide to Beekeeping
by Roger A Morse
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Covering the rearing of queens, honey-making methods, honey marketing, the benefit of pollinator rental, and everything else related to beekeeping, The New Complete Guide to Beekeeping explains step-by-step what it takes to establish a thriving hive that... (read more)

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The Beekeeping Handbook: A Practical Apiary Guide for the Yard, Garden, and Rooftop
The Beekeeping Handbook: A Practical Apiary Guide for the Yard, Garden, and Rooftop
by Vivian Head
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This book will tell you everything you need to know - from the cost of the set-up process and keeping your bees happy and healthy, to selling your produce and how to deal with stings. Provides the backyard farmer and honey artisan with all the... (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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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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Bees Make the Best Pets: All the Buzz about Being Resilient, Collaborative, Industrious, Generous, and Sweet -- Straight from the Hive
Bees Make the Best Pets: All the Buzz about Being Resilient, Collaborative, Industrious, Generous, and Sweet -- Straight from the Hive
by Jack Mingo
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Writer and beekeeper, Jack Mingo, who set up his first backyard hive in 2004, offers his humorous and unique observations of the world of the mystical, matriarchal, gentle, sweet bee in Bees Make the Best Pets. Full of fun facts, Mingo shares a potpourri... (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 Honey Trail: In Pursuit of Liquid Gold and Vanishing Bees
The Honey Trail: In Pursuit of Liquid Gold and Vanishing Bees
by Grace Pundyk
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A unique look at the history, culture, tradition, and environmental impact of honey The Honey Trail is a global travel narrative that looks at different aspects of how honey and bees are being affected by globalization, terrorism, deforestation, the... (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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