The Australian Native Bee Book: keeping stingless bee hives for pets, pollination and sugarbag honey

By: Tim Heard

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Winner of Australian Book Industry Association (ABIA) 2017 award for Small Publishers’ Adult Book of the Year. The Australian Native Bee Book by Tim Heard. This complete guide to native stingless bees is written by Australia's foremost expert. Keeping native stingless bees is a hot topic in Australia for commercial, environmental and recreational reasons. This comprehensive guide covers bee biology, behaviour, nesting, social life and foraging; how to build a native bee hive; how to transfer a bee colony to a hive box and propagate hives; all about sugarbag honey, including how to extract it from hives, hive management; identifying and dealing with pests; using stingless bees for pollination. It also includes a complete list of Australia's stingless bee species; how to identify them, their characteristics, where they occur, and recommended hives. A readable summary of the latest research on native bees. Richly illustrated with over 500 photographs, drawings and charts to aid your learning. 246 pages.

Title: The Australian Native Bee Book: keeping stingless bee hives for pets, pollination and sugarbag honey

Author Name: Tim Heard

Categories: Garden Insects, Insects & Arachnids, Apiculture or Beekeeping,

Publisher: Australia, Sugarbag Bees: 2016

ISBN Number: 0646939971

ISBN Number 13: 9780646939971

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 25.4 x 19.5 x 1.7 cm

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Seller ID: 9780646939971

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