This book will teach you the basics of queen rearing.
It is a great introductory resource and makes a great gift!
World famous Professor Harry H. Laidlaw and his former student, Dr. Robert E. Page, Jr., worked together to write this excellent specialized book on queen rearing and bee breeding. Topics discussed run the gamut from the nuts and bolts of commercial queen rearing to more individualized queen rearing for the smaller queen producer. Queen biology and genetics are discussed, as well as more specialized topics such instrumental insemination of queen bees. Softcover, 224 pages