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Beekeeping in Kenya

G. N. Njoroge

Beekeeping in Kenya

status, lessons, and experiences from BCP supported projects

by G. N. Njoroge

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Published by Community Development Trust Fund in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 70-72).

Statementcompiled for BCP/CDTF by Njoroge G.N. and Kioko E.N.
ContributionsKioko, E. N., BCP/CDTF.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16660858M
ISBN 109966923403
LC Control Number2008349239
OCLC/WorldCa213358393

General information. Although the two most well-known styles of long top-bar hives are named "Kenyan" and "Tanzanian", the Kenyan hive was actually developed in Canada, and the so-called Tanzanian hive is not the same as the top-bar hive that was developed in design of top-bar hives has its origins in the work done in by Tredwell and Paterson.


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