This is a direct reprint of the 1926 book first published by the A. I. Root Company in Medina, Ohio. 408 pages, with hundreds of black and white photos by the author.
Nectar: Its Secretion, Protection, and Distribution, including the structure and role of the flower, the secretion of nectar, plants of little value to honey bees, pollen flowers and honey dew.
Descriptions of the 38 plants valuable chiefly for pollen, with photos of most and diagrams of some
Description of hundreds of American honey plants, north of Mexico, with photos of most, and maps depicting where they are most common in the wild, or most commonly grown as crops
The honey floras of the different states, and guide to the best locations for beekeeping, broken into 8 different U.S. regions, including:
Within each of these regions each state is described and evaluated for its value as a prosperous beekeeping region. In the larger and more productive states, even counties are described, and even the parts of counties in some locations, where there are many beekeepers and many bees kept.
Author: John Lovell