.....In this newly recised and expanded edition, Natural Beekeeping offers the same holistic, sensible, "do not harm" alternative to conventional chemical practices found in the original edition, combining a comprehensive program of natural hive management with new and updated sections on a wide range of subjects, including:
- The basics of bee biology and anatomy;
- Urban beekeeping;
- Identifying and working with queens;
- selective breeding in bees for natural pest and disease resistance;
- Parasitic mite control; and,
- Hive diseases.