This influential guide by "the father of modern beekeeping," originally published in 1853, constitutes the first descriptive treatise of modern bee management. Its innovations allowed people to engage in actual beekeeping, rather than simply handling bee domiciles and extracting the honey. The techniques it explains and illustrates are still employed 150 years later--including the author's patented invention, a movable frame hive. In a reader-friendly, enthusiastic style, Langstroth addresses every aspect of beekeeping: bee physiology; diseases and enemies of bees; the life-cycles of the queen, drone, and worker; bee-hives; the handling of bees; and many other topics. Unabridged republication of the classic 1878 (fourth) edition.--Publisher description.
First published in 1853, The Hive and the Honey-Bee remains the definitive authority for managing hives for honey production, pollination or queen rearing. One of the first books about modern bee management, LangstrothÕs study is an invaluable resource and essential reading for honey farmers and apiarists.
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Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth is considered 'the father of American beekeeping.' The claim is probably too modest. His design for a beehive is used to this day around the world and is still called the -Langstroth hive.- Langstroth's innovations allowed beekeepers to manage their bees to the degree that one might even call them 'domesticated.' He found ways to collect honey without disturbing the bees. He discovered how to compel the bees to focus on making honey rather than honeycomb. He discovered how to keep the queen from laying eggs in frames which contained honey for human consumption. Since the days of Langstroth, beekeeping has come a long way--but not so long that anyone has completely done away with Langstroth's innovations. Thus, his book will contain many points where our understanding of bees and our technology in working with them has been superseded by new developments, but it still contains a mass of wisdom for modern day apiarists.If for nothing else, it is a window into the sophisticated minds of people who lived almost two hundred years ago, who managed to accomplish so much without once using a search engine! This edition is based on a careful reconstruction of Langstroth's first version of his book on keeping bees. It retains nearly all of the features of the original, including its flaws. Unless it would cause confusion to modern readers, every other aspect of this text matches Langstroth's original, 1853, edition.
More than 150 years after L.L. Langstroth invented the movable-comb hive and brought beekeeping into the modern age, we can still learn from this historic book. The original book, preserved in its original text and illustrations, is updated and annotated by one of the foremost researchers in apiculture, Dr. Roger Hoopingarner. This book keeps alive, for future generations, beekeeping techniques from the past and offers many lessons for modern beekeepers. Dr. Roger Hoopingarner, Michigan State University Professor Emeritus of Entomology, has specialized in Apiculture for 65 years. His teaching, Cooperative Extension, and research interests in the biology and management of the honey bee include seminal work in pollination of orchard crops. He has been the author, or co-author, of numerous research articles on bee diseases, varroa population dynamics and control, pollination systems, and more.
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The first descriptive treatise of modern bee management. In a reader-friendly, enthusiastic style, Langstroth addresses every aspect of beekeeping: bee physiology; diseases and enemies of bees; the life-cycles of the queen, drone, and worker; bee-hives; the handling of bees; and many other topics.
Rev. Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth (December 25, 1810 - October 6, 1895) was an American apiarist, clergyman, and teacher, and considered to be the father of American beekeeping. He created the modern day Langstroth hive. The Leaf Hive, invented in Switzerland in 1789 by François Huber, was a fully movable frame hive, but had solid frames that were touching and made up the "box." The combs in this hive were examined like pages in a book. Langstroth was popularly credited with discovering the "bee space," though this discovery had already been implemented in European hives. In 1853 he published The Hive and the Honey-Bee, which provided practical advice on bee. Langstroth on the Honey Bee was published in 1860.
Book Excerpt: . Different treatment to the cells of dead and living queens. Royal larvæ sometimes protected against the queens. Anger of the queen at such interference, 155. Second swarming, its indications. Time, 156. Double swarms. Third swarm. After swarms seriously reduce the strength of the hive. Wise arrangement, 157. After-swarming avoided by the improved hive. Impregnation of queens. Dangerous for queens to mistake their own hives, 158. Precautions against this. Proper color for hives. Time of laying eggs. None but worker eggs, the first season, 159. Directions for hiving. Hives should be painted and well dried. Bees reluctant to enter thin warm hives in the sun, 160. Management with the improved hives, 161. Drone combs should never be used as guide comb. Pleasure of bees in finding comb in their new quarters. Bees never voluntarily enter empty hives. Rubbing the hive with herbs useless, 162. Small trees or bushes in front of hives. Inexperienced Apiarian should wear a bee-dress. Moderate dispatch in hiving nRead More
Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee A Bee Keeper's Manual by Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth Each comb in this hive is attached to a separate, movable frame, and in less than five minutes they may all be taken out, without cutting or injuring them, or at all enraging the bees. Weak stocks may be quickly strengthened by helping them to honey and maturing brood from stronger ones; queenless colonies may be rescued from certain ruin by supplying them with the means of obtaining another queen; and the ravages of the moth effectually prevented, as at any time the hive may be readily examined and all the worms, &c., removed from the combs. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience.
The first descriptive treatise of modern bee management. In a reader-friendly, enthusiastic style, Langstroth addresses every aspect of beekeeping: bee physiology; diseases and enemies of bees; the life-cycles of the queen, drone, and worker; bee-hives; the handling of bees; and many other topics. "So work the Honey Bees. Creatures that by a rule in Nature, teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom." -Shakespeare BEES CAPABLE OF DOMESTICATION THE QUEEN BEE. THE DRONE. THE WORKER COMB PROPOLIS OR BEE GLUE POLLEN OR BEE-BREAD PROTECTION AGAINST EXTREMES OF HEAT, COLD AND DAMPNESS VENTILATION. SWARMING AND HIVING ENEMIES OF BEES LOSS OF THE QUEEN UNION OF STOCKS. TRANSFERRING BEES. STARTING AN APIARY FEEDING BEES HONEY. PASTURAGE. OVERSTOCKING ANGER OF BEES. REMEDY FOR THEIR STING. BEE-DRESS. INSTINCTS OF BEES