The Australian Native Bee Book
The Australian Native Bee Book by Tim Heard is one of the most popular books on the topic. It comes with many images, illustrations, easy to understand descriptions and more.
This book is a fantastic resource on Australian Native Stingless Bees - positioning them, looking after them, splitting them, harvesting honey, pollination with them, and more. The book is great for beginners and experts alike, and the perfect gift for a native bee enthusiast.
Please note that this book does not cover any solitary native bees in detail, it has a focus on stingless bees.
This guide includes information on:
- Bee biology, behaviour, nesting, social life and foraging
- Building and design of the OATH
- Propagation and hive transfers/rescues
- Sugarbag honey, and collecting it from hives
- Hive management, including identifying and dealing with pests
- The use of stingless bees for pollination – from small gardens to commercial crops
- & more!
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