First Lessons in Beekeeping

Author: Camille Pierre Dadant

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486819612

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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Written by the scion of a celebrated family of beekeepers, this profusely illustrated volume contains reader-friendly information on bee anatomy, different types of hives, honey production, wintertime beekeeping, other practical matters.
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First Lessons in Beekeeping

Author: C. P. Dadant

Publisher: Martino Fine Books

ISBN: 9781578987979

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 186

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2009 Reprint of original 1934 edition. Paperback, 171pp. The Dadant family, originally from France, is one the first families of beekeeping in America. Charles Dadant (1817-1902) is considered one of the founding fathers of modern beekeeping. He was always seeking a better way to keep bees. Just as he had begun with the old European "eke," he quickly abandoned that kind of beekeeping for the modern Langstroth hive concept. Bee hives have often been designed and built without regard for the needs and habits of the honey bee colony. Probably the best design for a colony was the large hive developed by Charles Dadant. It provided a large, deep brood chamber with plenty of room in which the queen could lay, and shallower supers for honey storage. However, the price and promotion of smaller hives offered for sale during the period from about 1885 to 1900 made them more popular. Charles son, Camille Pierre Dadant, authored First Lessons in Beekeeping, a standard and still important work on this subject. Dadant's book and its succeeding editions have been America's first stop for beginning beekeepers for over 90 years. Lavishing illustrated with photographs.
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First Lessons in Beekeeping

Author: Keith S. Delaplane

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780915698127

Category: Nature

Page: 166

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"Introduces the prospective beekeeper to the basics of beekeeping through easy-to-understand text and numerous color photos on honey bee biology, beekeeping equipment, management, honey production and processing, as well as disease diagnosis and treatment
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Bees and Honey, Or First Lessons in Beekeeping

Author: Thomas G. Newman

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781986121682

Category:

Page: 198

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This special re-print edition of "Bees and Honey, or First Lessons in Beekeeping" contains all the information a person needs to master the basics of raising honeybees. Written in 1911 by one of the early masters of American beekeeping, this work contains practical information on how to get started in raising honeybees as a business or hobby. Topics covered include Natural History of the Honeybee, Establishing an Apiary, Hives and Honey Receptacles, The Production of Choice Honey, The Honey Extractor and Its Use, Swarming and Queen Rearing, Improvement in Honeybees, Transfering and Uniting Bees, Wintering and Feeding Bees, Handling and Quieting Bees and much more. Lavishly illustrated, this is one of the most complete books on the subject of raising honeybees and honey production. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.
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First Lessons in Beekeeping

Author: C P 1851-1938 Dadant

Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press

ISBN: 9780344574085

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Page: 182

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Dadant System of Beekeeping

Author: C. P. Dadant

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 147335921X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 128

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This antiquarian volume comprises a comprehensive guide to bee-keeping, with information on seasonal management, diseases, enemies, swarming, honey production, and many other aspects of bee-keeping. Full of interesting, practical information and profusely illustrated, this guide will be of considerable value to the discerning bee-keeper. It is not to be missed by collectors of antiquarian literature of this ilk. The chapters of this volume include: 'Early Experiments – Natural History', 'The Queen', 'The Worker Bee', 'Size of Hives', 'The Large Hive', 'Small Hives', 'Safety in Wintering', 'Frame Spacing', 'The Supers', 'Side Storage', 'Queen Excluders', 'Drone and Drone Production', 'The Dadant Hive', 'A simplified Dadant Hive', and much more. We are proud to republish this vintage book, now complete with a new and specially commissioned introduction on bee-keeping.
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The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition

The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It Yourself

Author: Carla Emery

Publisher: Sasquatch Books

ISBN: 1570618410

Category: House & Home

Page: 928

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From craft culture to survivalists, preppers, homesteaders, urban farmers, and everyone in between there is a desire for a simpler way of life—a healthier, greener, more self-sustaining and holistic approach to modern life. The knowledge you need to survive and thrive off the grid is at your fingertips in The Encyclopedia of Country Living, the best-selling resource for the homesteading movement. With its origins in the back-to-the-land effort of the late 1960s, Carla Emery’s landmark book has grown into a comprehensive guide to building your sustainable country escape haven, while lowering your carbon footprint in the process. The 40th anniversary edition offers up-to-date and detailed information on the fundamentals of topics like homegrown food; raising chickens, goats, and pigs; beekeeping; food preservation; mail-order supply sourcing; foraging; and much, much more (even how to deliver a baby)—everything you need to lead a self-sufficient lifestyle in the 21st century. Basic, thorough, and reliable, this book deserves a place in urban and rural homes alike. Table of Contents 1 Oddments 2 Introduction to Plants 3 Grasses, Grains & Canes 4 Garden Vegetables 5 Herbs & Flavorings 6 Tree, Vine, Bush & Bramble 7 Food Preservation 8 Introduction to Animals 9 Poultry 10 Goats, Cows & Home Dairying 11 Bee, Rabbit, Sheep & Pig 12 Appendix
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