Increase Essentials is the essential book on making new bee colonies and using nuclei as a means of varroa mite control and keeping spare queens available for use to replace failed queens in full-sized colonies. One of the most successful and influential books at Wicwas Press.
- Widely used in introductory beekeeping courses
- Emphasis on use of local queens and local bees for successful beekeeping
This second edition of Increase Essentials contains updated materials as well as full color photos and diagrams.