The American Bee Keeper's Manual; Being A Practical Treatise On The History And Domestic Economy Of…

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byT. B. Miner

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1852. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INDEX. CHAPTER I. THE aUEEN. When seen, and how found, 6. Sting of the queen, 6. Her fecundation, 7. Huber, the great PI apiarian, 8. Huber's authority doubted, 11. Huish's opinion of Huber, 12. Queen's flight to meet the males, 15. Analogy' proves impregnation on the wing, 16. Huber confines queens to prove the theory of impregnation on the wing, 16. Retarded impregnation, 17. CHAPTER II. WORKERS. The effects of a sudden storm on bees, 23. Sex of workers, 25. Workers said to be sometimes fertile, 20. Fertile workers, and the power of workers to produce queens from ordinary worker-eggs, 27. Kind of eggs laid by the queen, 27. Royal cells, how constructed, 23. How young queens are produced, the number of royal cells in a hive, etc., 29. .Different food provided for the young queens, 30. The formation of a new queen in the place of one that dies, or is lost, 32. The supposed cause of the formation of fertile workers, 33. A case ol retarded impregnation in the queen, or of fertile workers, coming under the author's own observation, 34. Difficulty of effecting the impregnation of queens at particular seasons, 40. Fertile workers never exist, except in cases of a failure to produce a queen, 41. CHAPTER III. DRONES. Natural uses of drones, 43. Cause of the existence of so many drones, 45. Impregnation operative for life, 46. Visionary alleged uses of drones, 48. Huish encounters a savan bee-keeper, 50. When drones appear and disappear, 51. Drones go forth to meet the queen, 54. Danger of the queen being lost during her excursion, 55. Huish's vagaries relative to the use of drones, 55. The conflicting opinions and theories of other writers disregarded, 56. Particular instances of drones being allowed to live through the winter, 57. Th6 old queen always goes off with th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1852. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INDEX. CHAPTER I. THE aUEEN. When seen, and how found, 6. Sting of the queen, 6. Her fecundation, 7. Huber, the great PI apiarian, 8....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217946941

ISBN - 13:9780217946940

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