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A modern bee-farm and its economic management. Showing how bees may be cultivated as a means of livelihood; as a health-giving pursuit; and as a source of recreation to the busy man. Profits made certain by growing crops yielding the most honey, having also other uses; and by judgment in breeding a good working strain of bees. New and important information relating to the treatment and cure of bee-paralysis, or the Isle of Wight disease, including the author's definite law for ensuring the decline of that malady. Includes a treatise on honey: its uses in health and disease; with notes on general health. Also notes upon profitable grass-farming and dairying and orchard planting as suitable auxiliary occupations for the bee-keeper.

Main Author:
Simmins, Samuel, 1856-
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Subjects:
Bees
Bee culture Great Britain
View in NAL's Catalog:
CAT11016127