Practical bee-keeping : being the sixth edition of the Australasian bee manual / by Isaac Hopkins

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Hopkins, I
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N 638.1 Hop.6
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Auckland [N.Z.] : Whitcombe & Tombs, [1925]
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PRACTICAL BEE-KEEPING 1
[Chapter heading not available] 2
PRACTICAL BEE-KEEPING 5
[Chapter heading not available] 6
FOREWORD. 7
PREFACE. 9
CONTENTS. 11
[Chapter heading not available] 16
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS. 17
[Chapter heading not available] 20
PRACTICAL BEE-KEEPING 21
CHAPTER II. THE HONEY-BEE AND ITS VARIETIES. 35
CHAPTER III. INMATES OF THE HIVE—THEIR NATURAL HISTORY. 38
CHAPTER IV. WHAT BEES COLLECT, AND WHAT THEY PRODUCE. 57
CHAPTER V. THE APIARY. 68
CHAPTER VI. APIARY BUILDINGS. 78
CHAPTER VII. HIVES, FRAMES, AND SECTION BOXES. 92
CHAPTER VIII. COMB-FOUNDATION. 104
CHAPTER IX. THE HONEY EXTRACTOR, AND EXTRACTING APPLIANCES. 117
CHAPTER X. HANDLING BEES. 127
CHAPTER XI. TRANSFERRING BEES FROM BOXES TO FRAME HIVES. 137
CHAPTER XII. SPRING MANAGEMENT. 138
CHAPTER XIII. OUT-APIARIES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT. 146
CHAPTER XIV. SWARMING. 151
CHAPTER XV. SELECT QUEEN REARING. 162
CHAPTER XVI. SECURING SURPLUS HONEY. 195
CHAPTER XVII. PREPARATION OF HONEY FOR MARKETING 204
CHAPTER XVIII. AUTUMN AND WINTER MANAGEMENT. 214
CHAPTER XIX. DISEASES AND ENEMIES OF BEES. 231
CHAPTER XX. RENDERING OLD AND BROKEN COMBS INTO COMMERCIAL BEESWAX. 249
CHAPTER XXI. BEE FLORA IN NEW ZEALAND, INDIGENOUS AND EXOTIC. 259
CHAPTER XXII. BY-PRODUCTS OF AN APIARY. 264
CHAPTER XXIII. HIVE-BEES IN RELATION TO FRUITGROWING 269
CHAPTER XXIV. APICULTURE IN RELATION TO AGRICULTURE. 278
CHAPTER XXV. THE NEW ZEALAND APIARIES ACT. 1907. CONSOLIDATED 1908. 292
CHAPTER XXVI. CALENDAR, AND BEE-KEEPERS’ AXIOMS. 298
AXIOMS. 302
[Chapter heading not available] 304
INDEX 305
[Chapter heading not available] 309

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