Australian bee lore and bee culture : including the influence of bees on crops and the colour of flowers and its influence on bee life / by Albert Gale

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Gale, Albert
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Sydney : William Brooks, 1912
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AUSTRALIAN BEE LORE AND BEE CULTURE 1
AUSTRALIAN BEE LORE AND BEE CULTURE 11
CONTENTS. 13
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS. 21
PREFACE. 23
AUSTRALIAN BEE LORE AND BEE CULTURE. 25
CHAPTER II. INTRODUCTION OF THE ITALIAN BEE, 28
CHAPTER III. THE BEES’ POSITION IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM. 31
CHAPTER IV. SPECIES AND VARIETIES OF SOCIAL BEES. 34
CHAPTER V. THE BEES’ HOME. 43
CHAPTER VI. BEE-KEEPING. 50
CHAPTER VII. THE QUEEN BEE. 56
CHAPTER VIII THE DRONE. 78
CHAPTER IX. THE MYSTERIES OF DRONE-PRODUCTION. 85
CHAPTER X. THE WORKING BEE. 88
CHAPTER XI. FERTILE WORKERS. 93
CHAPTER XII SELECTION FOR STOCK PRODUCING. 95
CHAPTER XIII. TEACHING BEES TO WRITE. 98
CHAPTER XIV. WHY DO BEES SWARM? 101
CHAPTER XV. SWARM CATCHING, HIVING, AND TRANSFERRING. 110
CHAPTER XVI TAKING BUSH BEES. 127
CHAPTER XVII. HANDLING. 132
CHAPTER XIX. ARTIFICIAL SWARMING AND DIVISION OF SWARMS. 137
CHAPTER XX. RE-QUEENING. 141
CHAPTER XXI. TRANSFERRING. 146
CHAPTER XXII. THE HISTORICAL BEE-HIVE—ITS EVOLUTION. 156
CHAPTER XXIII. MOVABLE BOTTOM BOARDS FOR THE LANGSTROTH SIMPLICITY HIVE. 163
CHAPTER XXIV. CONCRETE FLOORS. 175
CHAPTER XXV. THE HAWKESBURY AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE APIARY. 178
CHAPTER XXVI. THE ADVANCE OF BEE LIFE UNDER DOMESTICATION. 185
CHAPTER XXVII. APPLIANCES AND HOW TO USE THEM. 190
CHAPTER XXVII. APPLIANCES AND HOW TO USE THEM. 194
CHAPTER XXVIII. CHARACTERISTIC SITES FOR AN APIARY. 198
CHAPTER XXIX. HIVE ARRANGEMENTS. 204
CHAPTER XXX. THE EVOLUTION OF THE BEE HIVE. 210
CHAPTER XXXI. BEE-KEEPING IN BAR-FRAME HIVES. THE BEGINNER’S KIT. 263
CHAPTER XXXII. WINTERING BEES. 270
CHAPTER XXXIII, NOTES ON HONEY. 278
CHAPTER XXXIV. THE VALUE OF BEESWAX. 280
CHAPTER XXXV. THE INFLUENCE OF BEES ON CROPS. 285
CHAPTER XXXVI. ARTIFICIAL FERTILISATION. 302
CHAPTER XXXVII. THE COLOUR OF FLOWERS AND ITS INFLUENCE ON BEE-LIFE. 321
CHAPTER XXXVIII. BEE CALENDAR. 331

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