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The Bee Keeper's Problem Solver

By James E. Tew

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

Solutions to the 100 most common issues with keeping bees.

Solutions to the 100 most common issues with keeping bees.

With the rise in popularity of beekeeping, it's more important than ever that new starters and even seasoned beekeepers are able to solve their bee problems. The Bee Keeper's Problem Solver provides the information you need to handle problems without stress, and even avoid them to begin with. It contains 100 common problems faced by bee keepers, explaining what the cause is and how to manage it. Each one is tackled in depth, with full-colour photographs and diagrams, as well as a wide range of practical tips and useful insights.

Whether you're just starting out and deciding where would make the best apiary site and what equipment you will need, or figuring out how to produce good honey and treating pests and diseases - this book holds the answer to your questions and problems.

Biographical Notes

James E. Tew has been keeping bees for more than 40 years. He has a Ph.D. in entomology and is currently a consulting professor at Auburn University, where he conducts beekeeping educational programs and maintains social media systems that support the Alabama beekeeping industry. As an emeritus associate professor at The Ohio State University, where he worked for 33 years focusing on pollination ecology and the use of honey bees and native bees as pollination agents, Jim still lectures and participates in workshops for beekeepers in the US and UK and manages the website One Tew Bee (www.onetew.com). Jim has also written numerous books, as well as articles for Bee Culture magazine.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780600630128
  • Publication date: 06 Apr 2015
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Hamlyn
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