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Keeping Healthy Honey Bees

Keeping Healthy Honey Bees
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David Aston and Sally Bucknall UK 194 pages Softback

Honeybees pollinate flowers which produce seeds and fruits that other animals and birds eat, they are part of the complex food web which is essential to earth’s biodiversity. In the British Isles honeybees are almost totally reliant on beekeepers to ensure their survival.

Sections include:

• The natural history of the honeybee
• Approaches to bee health management
• Honeybee diseases and conditions
• Organisms affecting honey bee health
• The essentials of good bee husbandry
• Caring for the Queen
• The management of swarming
• Keeping Honey bees healthy through the year
• Useful techniques