The Honey Bee

The Honey Bee : A Manual of Instruction in Apiculture (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Honey Bee: A Manual of Instruction in Apiculture This treatise is designed to make the practical management Of an apiary plain to those whose acquaintance with the subject is limited, and to direct such as may find in it a pleasant and profitable occu patiou to a system Of management which may be followed on an exten sive scale with the certainty of fair remuneration for the labor and capital required. With this Object in view the author has deemed it best to treat the natural history Of the bee but briefly, and also to give little space to matters which are in question, or to different methods Of accomplishing given results, or to such-as are only adapted to a limited portion of the country, but rather to explain one settled way widely applicable and which will lead to success. The methods advised here are such as the author has found practical during an extended expe rience, yet in regard to numerous details many works - both foreign and American - have been consulted, none more freely than Langstroth on the Honey Bee, revised by Chas. Dadant Son, and Bees and Bee Keeping, by Prof. F. R. Cheshire. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 105 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243267762
  • 9780243267767