ERIC Number: ED307468
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-May
Reference Count: N/A
La Apaicultura de Pequena Escala (Small Scale Beekeeping). Appropriate Technologies for Development. Peace Corps Information Collection & Exchange Manual Series No. M-25.
This Spanish-language manual is designed to assist Peace Corps volunteers in Spanish-speaking countries in the 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. (KC)
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, Spanish, Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Translations
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.