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About Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee by L. L. LangstrothLL Langstroth: The "Father of American Beekeeping."No matter if you're an old expert, or a beekeeping novice - this classic master work belongs on your bedside table. Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee is the classic Beekeepeer's Manual . The first descriptive treatise of modern bee management remains THE SOURCE after so many years. In a reader-friendly, enthusiastic style, Langstroth addresses every aspect of beekeeping: bee physiology; diseases and enemies of bees; the life-cycles of the queen, drone, and worker; bee-hives; the handling of bees; and many other topics. Enjoy Rev. Langstroth's treatise, the first work to discuss what is now called modern bee management. It is written in a friendly, familiar style and easily engages any reader. This book addresses many topics of interest to beekeepers and enthusiasts including: Physiology Lifecycles of Workers, Drones, and Queen Bees Feeding Bees Hives and their Construction Swarming Diseases and Enemies of Bees Handling Bees And Many Others Even with all of the technological enhancements and advances available to beekeepers today, this book is a must read for the bee enthusiast and keeper alike. In this manual, Langstroth addresses every aspect of beekeeping: bee physiology; diseases and enemies of bees; the life-cycles of the queen, drone, and worker; bee-hives; and the handling of bees. An infectious sense of wonder and enthusiasm suffuses Langstroth's accounts of natural and artificial swarming, the production of honey and wax, and the best methods of feeding bees and maintaining an apiary. The manual abounds in practical and intriguing insights attained through the years of observation and experience, including "the kindness of bees to one another," "their infatuatio
Rev. Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth (1810 - 1895), apiarist, clergyman and teacher, is considered the Father of American Beekeeping. He created the modern day langstroth hive body.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.