A collaborative work with contribution from expert beekeepers and scientists throughout Ireland.
It contains everything you need to know about the Native Irish Honey Bee – from evolution to genetics and into the future with conservation, and ‘how to’ sections from commercial beekeepers.
Includes a practical section with step by step instructions on queen rearing and bee-breeding techniques.
Most beekeeping books are written by beekeepers about beekeeping and for beekeepers. This is a book by beekeepers about a bee and for the sake of a bee – Ireland’s Native Honey Bee.