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Increase Essentials

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Popular beekeeping lecturer and Bee Culture magazine author Dr. Larry Connor examines essentials aspects of making new bee colonies, from swarms or packages, pruchased hives or nuclei. He looks at the impact of modern life on bees and beekeeping, and the changes and challenges every beekeeper faces in light of varroa mites and African bees. He suggest that for many beekeep ...more
Published (first published June 3rd 2014)
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Cynthia Holt
Sep 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Great book with good info
Randall
May 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Actually, I read this twice in the last few weeks. Connor writes far easier on the brain and more casual than any Honeybee text I've read so far. I just came home from a demonstration and lecture by Dr. Connor tonight, and I appreciate his simple tone for those not quite new to beekeeping nor advanced.
His main point is that by increasing the number of hives you have through the raising of Nuclear Hives (Nucs or Baby Beehives), which later stay small or become full-sized hives, you can open up t
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James Kolasa
Jun 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great book, if you need to know how to propagate bees. High rating probably indicates my bias. 8)
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