Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee A Bee Keeper's Manual
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Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee A Bee Keeper's Manual

By L. L. (Lorenzo Lorraine) Langstroth
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  • LANGSTROTH ON THE HIVE AND THE HONEY-BEE, A Bee Keeper's Manual,
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • ADVERTISEMENT
  • INTRODUCTION CHAPTER I.
  • CHAPTER II. THE HONEY BEE CAPABLE OF BEING TAMED OR DOMESTICATED TO A MOST SURPRISING DEGREE.
  • CHAPTER III. THE QUEEN OR MOTHER-BEE, THE DRONES, AND THE WORKERS; WITH VARIOUS HIGHLY IMPORTANT FACTS IN THEIR NATURAL HISTORY.
    • On the way in which the eggs of the Queen Bee are fecundated.
    • Effect of Retarded Impregnation on the Queen Bee.
    • Fertile Workers.
    • The Drones or Male Bees.
    • The Production of so many Drones Necessary, in a State of Nature, to Prevent Degeneracy from "In and In Breeding."
    • The Workers or Common Bees.
    • Age of Bees.
    • The process of rearing the Queen more particularly described.
    • Royal Jelly.
    • Artificial Rearing of Queens.
  • CHAPTER IV. COMB.
  • CHAPTER V. PROPOLIS, OR "BEE-GLUE."
  • CHAPTER VI. POLLEN, OR BEE-BREAD.
  • CHAPTER VII. ON THE ADVANTAGES WHICH OUGHT TO BE FOUND IN AN IMPROVED HIVE.
  • CHAPTER VIII. PROTECTION AGAINST EXTREMES OF HEAT AND COLD, SUDDEN AND SEVERE CHANGES OF TEMPERATURE, AND DAMPNESS IN THE HIVES.
    • Protector.
  • CHAPTER IX. VENTILATION OF THE HIVE.
  • CHAPTER X. NATURAL SWARMING, AND HIVING OF SWARMS.
  • CHAPTER X. ARTIFICIAL SWARMING.
  • CHAPTER XI. THE BEE-MOTH, AND OTHER ENEMIES OF BEES. DISEASES OF BEES.
  • CHAPTER XII. LOSS OF THE QUEEN.
  • CHAPTER XIII. UNION OF STOCKS. TRANSFERRING BEES FROM THE COMMON HIVE. STARTING AN APIARY.
    • Transferring Bees from the Common Hive to the Movable Comb Hive.
    • Procuring Bees to start an Apiary.
  • CHAPTER XIV. ROBBING.
  • CHAPTER XV. DIRECTIONS FOR FEEDING BEES.
    • Feeding, to make a profit by selling the Honey stored up by the Bees.
  • CHAPTER XVI. HONEY. PASTURAGE. OVERSTOCKING.
    • Pasturage.
    • Overstocking a District with Bees.
  • CHAPTER XVII. THE ANGER OF BEES. REMEDY FOR THEIR STING. BEE-DRESS. INSTINCTS OF BEES.
    • Remedies for the Sting of a Bee.
    • Bee-Dress.
    • Instincts of Bees.
    • FOOTNOTES:
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