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Entomology: UGA Honey Bee Program

Books, Videos, and Supplies


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Bee Supplies


Books and Videos

First Lessons in Beekeeping book coverDelaplane, K.S. 2007. First Lessons in Beekeeping. Dadant & Sons, Hamilton, Illinois, 176 pp.

Honey Bes and Beekeeping book coverBook and video set on beginning beekeeping:
Delaplane, K.S. 2006. Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Year in the Life of an Apiary. 3rd edition. The Georgia Center for Continuing Education, 108 pp. Orders may be placed directly through the Georgia Center for Continuing Education (call: 1-800-359-4040).

Mites of the Honey Bee book coverWebster, T.C. & K.S. Delaplane (editors). 2001. Mites of the Honey Bee. Dadant & Sons, Hamilton, Illinois, 280 pp.

Crop Pollination in Bees book coverDelaplane, K.S. & D.F. Mayer. 2000. Crop Pollination by Bees. CAB International, Oxon, United Kingdom, 344 pp.

Winner, Silver Medal, Academic Books, Apimondia Congress, South Africa 2001


Reference Books

Bees and beekeeping:

  • Shimanuki, H., Harman, A., & K. Flottum (eds.). 2005. ABC & XYZ of bee culture, 41st Edition, The A.I. Root Co. Medina, Ohio.
  • Dadant & Sons, Inc., 1992. The hive and the honey bee. Hamilton, Illinois
  • Delaplane, K.S., 1993. Honey bees & beekeeping: A year in the life of an apiary. The Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Athens, Georgia
  • Delaplane, K.S. and D.F. Mayer. 2000. Crop pollination by bees. CAB International, Oxon, United Kingdom, 344 pp.
  • Morse, R.A. & T. Hooper (eds.), 1985. The illustrated encyclopedia of beekeeping. E. P. Dutton, Inc., New York, New York
  • O'Toole, C. & A. Raw, 1991. Bees of the world. Blandford, London
  • Seeley, T.D., 1985. Honeybee ecology. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Winston, M.L., 1987. The biology of the honey bee. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts


  • Armitage, A., 1989. Herbaceous perennial plants - A treatise on their identification, culture and garden attributes. Varsity Press, Inc., Athens, Georgia
  • Corley, W., 1990. Wildflowers. Univ. Georgia Coop. Ext. Svc., Bull. 994
  • Dirr, M., 1990. Manual of woody landscape plants, their identification, ornamental characteristics, culture, propagation, and uses. Stepes Publishing, Champaign, Illinois
  • Thomas, P.A., 1993. Annuals. Univ. Georgia Coop. Ext. Svc., Bull. 954
  • Thomas, P.A., 1993. Herbaceous perennials. Univ. Georgia Coop. Ext. Svc., Bull. 944
  • Wyman, D., 1977. Wyman's gardening encyclopedia. MacMillan Publishing Company, New York
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