Beeline Supplies Ltd

0 items in your cart $0.00 Cart

Bees/Hive Health

Home » Bee Books » Bees/Hive Health



Healthy Bee, Sick Bee.

BOK029
BOK029
'The Influence of Parasites, Pathogens, Predators and Pesticides on Honey Bees.'

Author: Phil Lester
No. of pages: 255
Soft cover

"Entomologist Phil Lester explores the wonderfully complex and sometimes brutally efficient life history of honey bees, and the problems they face in New Zealand and around the globe. What causes a beehive to collapse? Are pesticides as big a problem as they appear? What can we do to improve the health of our honey bees? With intelligence, insight, and entomologist jokes, Healthy Bee, Sick Bee tells the story of this much-loved little insect and offers new ways of thinking about how to ensure they will stick around."

Contains colour photographs.


The Vulgar Wasp

BOK030
BOK030
'The Story of a Ruthless Invader and Ingenious Predator.'

Author: Phil Lester
No. of pages: 200
Soft cover

"In this book, entomologist Phil Lester describes the many fascinating and lesser known sides of the common wasp. He asks: how can we manage wasps? Can we ever learn to live with them? What can they teach us about the challenges we face for pest control? With warmth, wit and intelligence, The Vulgar Wasp tells the story of the common wasp and its impact on us and our biodiversity."

Contains colour photographs.


Control of Varroa

BOK021
BOK021

Authors: Mark Goodwin & Michelle Taylor
No. of pages: 182
Soft cover
Revised Edition

A Guide for New Zealand Beekeepers.

This revised edition is based on the original version of the manual and includes seven years experience of managing varroa in the North Island of New Zealand. It also includes the results of research carried out in New Zealand and the rest of the world.

Contains colour photographs.


Elimination of American Foulbrood Disease without the use of Drugs

BOK022
BOK022

Author: Mark Goodwin
No. of pages: 129
Soft cover
Revised Edition 2018

A Practical Manual for Beekeepers

Elimination of American Foulbrood Disease without the use of Drugs has been published by the National Beekeepers' Association of New Zealand, as part of its responsibility as Management Agency for the National Pest Management Strategy for American Foulbrood.

The manual combines research and scientific understanding regarding American Foulbrood (in particular recent research conducted in New Zealand on the subject), with practical techniques New Zealand beekeepers have used to overcome large-scale AFB outbreaks and eliminate the disease from their hives.

The manual is designed to be useful to all beekeepers, whether they own one beehive, or manage a large-scale commercial beekeeping enterprise.


A Field Guide to Honey Bees and Their Maladies

BOK023
BOK023

Author: Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
No. of pages: 85
Soft cover - spiral bound

The key to protecting honey bee colonies from diseases, parasites and other harmful conditions is the ability to identify and deal with problems early. This publication is designed to assist beekeepers in recognising the symptoms of common honey bee maladies. Some simple cultural controls are included.

A clear and concise resource.

Contains very good colour photographs of normal honey bee development as well as photos of various pests and diseases.


A Spring without Bees

BOK024
BOK024

Author: Michael Schacker
No. of pages: 292
Hard cover

How Colony Collapse Disorder Has Endangered Our Food Supply.

Fifteen billion dollars' worth of America's food crops alone are threatened, and with it, all of our own personal food supplies. The loss of the bees in an unprecedented catastrophe for the planet, as these shortages could lead to political instability - or worse

In a riveting detective story that melds science and politics, Michael Schacker investigates the case of the missing bees, examining the many theories on the cause, including cell phones, mites, new pathogens, and bee management.


Honey Bee Pests, Predators, & Diseases

BOK026
BOK026

Edited by: Roger A. Morse and Kim Flottum
No. of pages: 718
Hard cover
Third edition
This book is both a valuable scientific reference, and a practical guide for beekeepers worldwide. The causes, and cures of a thousand problems lie inside.

This third addition has added greatly to the information presented in the second edition. especially significant are the additions to the chapters on Varroa mites, tracheal mites and honey bee genetics. New to this edition is the information on the effect global trade regulations have had, and will have on the spread of honey bee pests and diseases. Also provided is a global perspective of where pests, predators and diseases now reside.

32 experts have pooled their knowledge and experiences.

Contains black and white photographs


Mites of the Honey Bee

BOK027
BOK027

Edited by: Thomas C. Webster & Keith S. Delaplane
No. of pages: 280
Hard cover

A review on one of the most serious honey bee problems in modern beekeeping. It explores the practical aspects of knowledge about these parasites. A useful tool for anyone in the beekeeping industry.

A Dadant Publication

site powered by - Turboweb :: Simple Web Manager
Copyright © 2021 Beeline Supplies Ltd. All rights reserved.