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    DescriptionThe number of people interested and active in keeping bees at an amateur level has increased greatly over the past few years with a surge of interest from those in both rural and urban situations. This guide, aimed at beginning beekeepers, provides an authoritative text, along with clear photographs and illustrations demonstrating the essential points. The book introduces the reader to beekeeping including the workings of the colony, the structure of a hive, how to acquire bees and keep them healthy and the structure of the beekeeping year. Each chapter is accompanied by anecdotes, answers to frequently asked questions and fascinating facts about bees and honey.


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    Title
    BBKA Guide to Beekeeping
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ivor Davis, By (author) Roger Cullum-Kenyon
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 558 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781408154588
    ISBN 10: 1408154587
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003000
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    BIC subject category V2: WNF, TVHH
    DC23: 638.1
    Thema V1.0: TVHH, WNF
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    A & C Black Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    16 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Ivor Davis is a past president of the British Beekeeping Association, a Master Beekeeper and one of the few people to hold the National Diploma in Beekeping. Roger Cullum-Kenyon has been a beekeeper for more than 30 years.
    Review quote
    The word that first comes to mind when reading this book is 'comprehensive'. This book contains all the information that you would need to get started in beekeeping and the authors have managed to convey a vast amount of information, complete with many beekeeping tips and techniques, in a concise and helpful way... This is an outstanding book. The British Bee Journal This easy-to-follow guide explains everything a novice beekeeper needs to know... superb photographs enliven every page. BBC Wildlife