Maintenance of bee colonies commonly in the form of hives, by humans is called as the activity of beekeeping or apiculture and goes shoulder to shoulder with agriculture. Besides being useful for the farmers in more than one way of honey production, beekeeping and hive management enriches the farmer in his routine practice.
Hive Management and Beekeeping is the work for agriculturists, beekeepers but it will also take care of general entomological interests of students because it also details various bees about their structure, individual and group behaviour.
Other stream of chapters in the two volume of Hive Management and Beekeeping deal with making and keeping the hive and honey production and its marketing.
Agricultural pollination and help of bees in the process has been covered in final chapters, while proceeding chapters tell widely about the varieties of bees, making and keeping of bee hives in highly educative and explanatory manner.
Quite and useful set of two volumes for keepers, students and researchers.