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Evaluating Honey Bee Colonies for Pollination: A Guide for Commercial Growers and Beekeepers

R. Sagili , D. Burgett ,
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Explains the use of managed honey bee colonies in pollinating agricultural crops, currently valued at $15 billion in the United States. Includes details on colony strength evaluation and regulations for Washington and Oregon. Color photos of combs and adult colonies. Replaces PNW245.

Produced by Oregon State University. Reviewed by WSU specialist W.S. Sheppard. Follow-up review Feb. 2015.

Department(s): Agriculture
Pages / Length: 8
Publication Date: 2011-01-01

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