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    DescriptionA comprehensive collection of 500 beekeeping tips written by life-long beekeeper Jim Tew covers all aspects of beekeeping including: Becoming a Beekeeper, Beekeeping Equipment, The Beekeeping Year, Getting Live Bees, Colony Management, Honey, Bee By-Products, Pollination, Ailments, and Bee Biology. The tips are grouped logically so that novices can build their knowledge gradually, while old hands may prefer to dip in and out at random or use the index to refer to specific topics. Illustrated throughout with specially commissioned linocut prints by award-winning printmaker Melvyn Evans, Wisdom for Beekeepers is an ideal introductory read for newcomers to beekeeping, and a perfect gift for more experienced beekeepers.


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    Title
    Wisdom for Beekeepers
    Subtitle
    500 Tips for Successful Beekeeping
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jim Tew
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 692 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781472900036
    ISBN 10: 1472900030
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.4
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003020
    BIC subject category V2: TVHH
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003030
    BIC subject category V2: TVM
    DC23: 638.1
    Thema V1.0: TVHH, TVM
    Illustrations note
    Full-colour illustrations throughout
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Bloomsbury Natural History
    Publication date
    10 April 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    James E. Tew has been keeping bees for over 40 years. He has a Ph.D. in Entomology and is currently a Consulting Professor at Auburn University, where he conducts beekeeping educational programs and maintains social media systems that support the Alabama beekeeping industry. Recently retired from The Ohio State University, where he worked for 33 years as an Associate Professor focusing on pollination ecology and the use of honey bees and native bees as pollination agents, Jim still runs lectures and workshops for beekeepers in the US and UK, and runs the website One Tew Bee (www.onetew.com). Jim has also written numerous books, as well as articles for Bee Culture magazine.
    Review quote
    an engaging book, charmingly illustrated Gardens Illustrated