Bee keeping.

One of 1,872 books in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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Discusses beekeeping in detail. Precautions against stinging and swarming are provided, along with information on types of bees, how to obtain honey and wax, and the risks of loss due to diseases and pests.

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48 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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United States. Department of Agriculture. 1905.

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Description

Discusses beekeeping in detail. Precautions against stinging and swarming are provided, along with information on types of bees, how to obtain honey and wax, and the risks of loss due to diseases and pests.

Physical Description

48 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Originally issued July, 1897.

Includes bibliographical references.

Contents: Locations suited to the keeping of bees -- The returns to be expected from an apiary -- Anyone who desired to do so can learn to manipulate bees -- How to avoid stings -- What race of bees to choose -- What hive to adopt -- Management in swarming -- Special crops for honey alone not profitable -- How to obtain surplus honey and wax -- The wintering of bees -- The risk of loss through disease and enemies -- Legislation affecting apiarian interests -- Journals treating of apiculture.

Listed in April 1905 Monthly catalog, p. 285.

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  • 1905

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  • Dec. 16, 2008, 6:46 p.m.

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United States. Department of Agriculture. Bee keeping., book, 1905; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6323/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.