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LIBR1085_2017_Getting started with stingless bees: Home

Compilation of resources for starting and maintaining a stingless beehive in Brisbane.

Description

This LibGuide is designed for people interested in Tetragonula Carbonaria otherwise known as Australian native stingless bees.

This guide is broken up into the following sections:

The Essentials - Introductory information on stingless bees.

The Environmental - Creating gardens that are best suited to attracting native bees.

The Hurdles - Potential problems the bee colony and hive could face.

The Hive - How to create and maintain a healthy hive and how to split the hive to create a daughter colony. 

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Gallery

By Graham Wise from Brisbane, Australia (Tetragonula carbonaria) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Stephan Ridgway from Australia (Native bee hive split) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via flickr

By Graham Wise from Brisbane, Australia (Tetragonula carbonaria) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By eyeweed from Australia (Tetragonula Carbonaria P5069) [CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/)], via flickr.

Author

Lauren Fewtrell - s3621433 - LIBR1085 - Assignment Three