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The Bee-friendly Beekeeper A Sustainable Approach

by David Heaf

The Bee-friendly Beekeeper A Sustainable Approach Synopsis

This title offers an insightful and intelligent exploration of modern beekeeping practices, and how they can be improved for a more sustainable and bee-friendly approach. In recent years, beekeepers around the world have suffered heavy and often dramatic loss of their colonies. Is it possible that the way in which bees are being kept could be part of the problem? And could hive design, artificial queen breeding, medication, and other elements of modern beekeeping be reducing the vitality of bees? The Bee-Friendly Beekeeper examines the issues surrounding modern beekeeping practices in order to identify an approach to keeping bees that is not only better for the bees themselves, but also for the future of beekeeping.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781904846604
Publication date: 10th March 2011
Author: David Heaf
Publisher: Northern Bee Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Categories: Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders, Apiculture (beekeeping),

About David Heaf

David Heaf is a highly experienced beekeeper and passionate teacher.

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