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The Australian Beekeeping Manual 3rd Edition


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A comprehensive coverage of bee keeping aimed at the hobby beekeeper. Full of beautiful photographs supported by sound biological explanations of bee behaviour.

The Australian Beekeeping Manual is the most comprehensive reference for both novice and experienced beekeepers in Australia.

The accessible yet detailed text, supported by over 350 full-colour photographs and illustrations, covers all the key areas, from the beekeeping equipment needed and how to obtain bees to the basics of colony management, pests and diseases, native bees, and rearing queens. This 3rd edition has been updated to include the latest developments in pest and disease management.

About the Author

Dr Robert Owen was introduced to the world of beekeeping in 2002 and for many years was the owner of a specialist business providing education and supplies to Australian beekeepers. Through his business, Robert met and talked with hundreds of hobby and professional beekeepers. Subsequently, Robert has completed his PhD in honey bee diseases at the University of Melbourne. For the last few years, he has worked as a volunteer with an aid agency teaching beekeeping, queen rearing, and honey processing in Lebanon, Nigeria, Benin, Bangladesh and Nepal. Robert currently lives in Bangkok,

Specifications: 9781925820928 | Hardback | 242 x 184mm / 9.5 x 7.25in | 368 Pages | Full Colour