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Home  >  Horticultural Crops  >   Beekeeping/Apiculture (Summary)

Beekeeping/Apiculture



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By Lance Gegner

Published: 2003

Updated: 2003

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Introduction

This publication discusses various aspects of beekeeping or apiculture, including state inspection programs, beginning basics, income sources and budgets, insurance, Africanized bees, organic certification, and various bee pests and diseases. Information on educational and training opportunities and further resources are also discussed.

Table of Contents

Introduction
State Inspection Programs
Beginning Beekeeping Basics
Beekeeping Income Sources
Budgets
Beekeepers Insurance
Organic Apiculture Standards
Africanized Hybrid Bees
Honey Bee Pests
Tracheal Mites
Varroa Mites
Small Hive Beetles
Wax Moths
Honey Bee Diseases
Educational and Training Opportunities
Summary
References
Enclosures
Further Resources
Web sites
USDA Research Facilities
Computer Software
Periodicals
Associations
Books
Other Books
Appendix: Beltsville Free Bee Diagnostic Services

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