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The definitive publication on queen bee breeding in Australia. Covers cell raising, grafting, nutrition, pests and diseases, reproductive biology, genetics, mating apiaries, queen banking, controlled mating, packaging and much more.

  • Queen cell production
  • Grafting
  • Nutrition
  • Pests and diseases
  • Reproductive biology
  • Honey bee subspecies
  • Breeding stock evaluation and maintenance
  • Genetics and the honey bee
  • Selective breeding programs
  • Drone mother colony management
  • Nucleus colonies and mating apiaries
  • Catching, caging and shipping queen bees
  • Queen banking
  • Queen bee introduction
  • Queen markets, interstate movement regulations and levies
  • Controlled mating
  • Calendar of operations
  • Package bees

Title          Queen bee breeding AgGuide       
Author(s)                   
Pages          170         
ISBN          9781742569130         
Catalogue number          B960         
Year of publish          2016         
Publisher          NSW Department of Primary Industries         
Price          $35.00AUD (inc GST)


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