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about Mead Pamela Spence
Spence (Ohio) is a beekeeper and founder of the American Mead Association.
Her articles on beekeeping and meadmaking have been published in various
trade publications, and she has conducted numerous workshops, lectures,
tastings and mead judgings.
Post paid price £12.50
of the World Christopher O'Toole & Anthony Raw
as the popular reference with comprehensive coverage of bee species
from around the world.Covers the huge diversity of life-styles, behaviour
and life-cycles, from solitary to social bees. Describes the
long, close association with humans, especially the honey bee Apis mellifera.
Fully illustrated with detailed line diagrams and stunning colour
O'Toole has curatorial responsibility for bees and wasps at the world
famous Hope Entomological Collections of the University Museum in Oxford.
As well as being a world authority on bees, he is a frequent broadcaster
and has written extensively on the topic. Tony Raw is a UK professor
in the Department of Ecology of the University of Brasilia, where he
is studying bee behaviour in their tropical habitats. Post
paid price £18.75
Boles of the South West by Bob Ogden
Tells the fascinating
story of the earliest beginnings of beekeeping in South West England
with special mention of monastries, weather protection and the beekeepers
of the past. It also includes details of surviving bee boles with a
very detailed list of them in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset.
There are 6 colour plates and 19 black and white drawings. Only
£16.99 post paid
Aspects of Beekeeping by Harry Riches
new book by a Senior Consultant physician and well-known beekeeper
provides a clear description of the basics of the complex subject
of allergy for the general reader. The claims of the medical benefits
of honey, pollen, Royal Jelly, propolis and venom are reviewed scientifically.
An invaluable reference for those interested in bee venom allergy
and keen to take a balanced view on the many claims for apitherapy. Only
£10.95 post paid
of American Foulbrood
the Use of Drugs
Practical Manual for Beekeepers by Mark Goodwin & Cliff Van Eaton