Queen Bee : Biology, Rearing and Breeding, Paperback

Queen Bee : Biology, Rearing and Breeding Paperback

Description

This title offers everything you ever wanted to know about the biology, rearing and breeding of queen bees.

Divided into three major chapters with many sub-sections, "Queen Bee" is a definitive guide to the biology and breeding of queen bees.

It includes: Chapter One - Queen Bee Biology, Introduction, Castes, Anatomy & Lifecycle, Reproduction, Castes, Development, Egg Laying, Pheromones, and Diseases; Chapter Two - Queen Bee Rearing Equipment, Grafting & non-Grafting, Capture & Transport, Swarming & Nucleus Hives, and Nutrition; and, Chapter Three - Queen Bee Breeding, Genetics & Reprduction, Stock Selection & Improvement, Breeding Programmes, Instrumental Insemination, and Glossary.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 140 pages, 64 full-colour & numerous b&w diagrams/tables
  • Publisher: Northern Bee Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Apiculture (beekeeping)
  • ISBN: 9781904846352

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