A Textbook On Apiculture
Subject(s): Sciences
ISBN 9789394681699
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  Pages 194

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This book is also being designed as an all-purpose broad scope reference book pertaining to apiculture which, includes biology of honeybees, culture practices and beeconomics. Further it contains all the ingredients for those who in need of getting started in beekeeping with the hives and covers managing techniques in all seasons after establishment.

Cover
Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication
Contents
Foreword
Preface
Part 1 Biology of Honeybee
Chapter 1 Introduction to Apiculture
1.1. Introduction
1.2 History of Beekeeping in India
1.3. Scope and Importance of Beekeeping
Chapter 2 Classification of Bees
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Species of Honeybee
2.3 Candidate Species for Commercial Beekeeping
Chapter 3 Bee Colony and Honey Comb
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Queen Bee
3.3 Drone Bee
3.4 Worker Bee
3.5 Structure of Honey Comb
Chapter 4 Morphological Features of Honeybee
4.1 Introduction
4.2 The Head
4.3 The Thorax
4.4 The Abdomen
Chapter 5 Anatomical Structure of Honeybee
5.1 Introduction
5.2 The Digestive System
5.3 Respiratory System
5.4 Circulatory System
5.5 Excretory System
5.6 Reproductive System
Chapter 6 Life Cycle of Honeybee
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Developmental Stages of Honeybee
Chapter 7 Food of Honeybees
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Nectar
7.3 Honey
7.4 Pollen
7.5 Royal Jelly
7.6 Bee Bread
Chapter 8 Behaviour of Honeybees
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Bee Dance
8.3 Swarming
8.4 Robbing
8.5 Absconding
8.6 Marriage Flight or Nuptial Flight
8.7 Supersedure
Chapter 9 Bee Pasturage and Honey Flow Season
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Types of Bee Pasturage
9.3 Common Bee Forage Plants in India
9.4 Importance of Bee Pasturage
Part 2 Culture and Management Practices
Chapter 10 Culture Practices
10.1 Introduction
Chapter 11 Principles of Apiculture
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Setting Up an Apiary
11.3 Accessories
11.4 Acquiring Honeybees
11.5 Colony Inspection
11.6 Colony Records
Chapter 12 Appliances Used in Beekeeping Industry
12.1 Introduction
12.2 Tool for Culturing the Bees
12.3 Equipment for Handling the Bees
12.4 Equipment for Protection
12.5 Equipment for Extraction
Chapter 13 Methods of Beekeeping
13.1 Introduction
13.2 Primitive Method or Indigenous Method
13.3 Modern Method
13.4 Newton┬┤s Bee Hive Model
Chapter 14 Seasonal Management of Honeybees
14.1 Introduction
14.2 Management in Spring Season
14.3 Management in Summer Season
14.4 Management in Monsoon Season
14.5 Management in Autumn Season
14.6 Management in Winter Season
Chapter 15 Enemies of Honeybees
15.1 Introduction
15.2 Mites
15.3 Wax Moth
15.4 Wasp
15.5 Ants
15.6 Birds
Chapter 16 Diseases of Honeybees
16.1 Introduction
16.2 Classification of Diseases in Honeybee
16.3 Common Practices to Prevent the Spread of Diseases
Chapter 17 Products from Beekeeping Industry
17.1 Introduction
17.2 Primary By-Products
17.3 Secondary By-Products
Part 3 Beeconomics
Chapter 18 Economics of Apiculture
18.1 Introduction
18.2 Budget for an Apiculture
18.3 Funding Agencies for Apiary
Questions Section
Index

Dr. M. Tamilselvi is working as Associate Professor of Zoology in V V Vanniaperumal College for Women, Virudhunagar. 

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