ERIC Number: ED241775
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Small Scale Beekeeping. Appropriate Technologies for Development. Manual M-17.
This manual is designed to assist Peace Corps volunteers in the development and implementation of small-scale beekeeping programs as a tool for development. Addressed in the individual chapters are bees and humans; project planning; the types and habits of bees; the essence of beekeeping; bee space and beehives; intermediate technology beekeeping; high-tech beekeeping; hive products; and diseases, pests, and insecticides. Appendixes to the manual include an annotated bibliography, hive plans, equipment plans, a list of uses for beeswax, directions for making an artificial swarm, and a transparency master detailing honeybee anatomy. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills, Animal Husbandry, Annotated Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Diseases, Entomology, Equipment Utilization, Extension Education, Guidelines, Pesticides, Pests, Postsecondary Education, Rural Areas, Rural Development, Rural Education, Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
Identifiers: Beekeeping; Bees