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Methods used by Brother Adam, creator of the Buckfast Bee strain, to manage bee colonies in Devon, England. Emphasis on general observation.

Includes a section on mead making.
Paperback, 122 pages
Published January 31st 2013 by Northern Bee Books (first published May 1st 1987)
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Karl Kehrle OBE, known as Brother Adam, was a Benedictine monk, beekeeper, and an authority on bee breeding, developer of the Buckfast bee.

Early in the twentieth century, one of the youngsters who came to Buckfast from Germany with a view to joining the community was assigned to assist Br. Columban. This was Br. Adam Kehrle. He began helping Br. Columban at the tender age of twelve, but he was des
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