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ERIC Number: ED241775
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
Pages: 222
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Small Scale Beekeeping. Appropriate Technologies for Development. Manual M-17.
Gentry, Curtis
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)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.