9780646939971

Australian Native Bee Book

Keeping Stingless Bee Hives for Pets, Pollination and Sugarbag Honey

Tim Heard


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ISBN: 9780646939971
Published: December 2015

Price: $35.00

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Condition: New

The Australian Native Bee Book describes native bees generally and provides a complete guide to keeping Australian native stingless bees. It is richly illustrated with over 500 photos, drawings and charts to increase accessibility and aid learning. It is written by an expert who has spent his lifetime intimately engaged with these unique creatures. Keeping native stingless bees is a hot topic in Australia for commercial, environmental and recreational reasons. You can do something about the decline of pollinators by conserving native bees. Whether you keep a hive or two in your suburban garden, or want to use multiple hives on a commercial farm, this friendly guide has you covered.
* Bee biology, behaviour, nesting, social life and foraging * How to build your own 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 * Managing your hive * Identifying and dealing with pests * Using stingless bees for pollination - from small gardens to commercial crops * 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

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  • Format:
  • ISBN: 9780646939971
  • Published: December 2015
  • Publisher: Sugarbag Bees
  • Number of pages: Not specified
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