Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Central Beekeepers Alliance : Bogdanov’s Book of Honey

Central Beekeepers Alliance : Bogdanov’s Book of Honey

Bogdanov’s Book of Honey

Posted: 07 Sep 2009 06:44 PM PDT

Book of Honey pageStefan Bogdanov, recently retired after 26 years at the Swiss Bee Research Centre, has kindly made his Book of Honey available online.

Chapters in the book include the following:

  • A Short History of Honey
  • Honey Elaboration and Harvest
  • Honey Technology
  • Physical Properties of Honey
  • Honey Compostion
  • Honey Types
  • Honey for Nutrition and Health
  • External Application of Honey
  • Honey Control
  • Honey Trade

The Book of Honey is presented in PDF format, readable with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader (available from http://www.adobe.com/products/reader/, if it is not already installed on your computer).

At the same site, you’ll also find a new book by Surrendra Joshi about honey in Nepal, and a variety of other publications on which Stefan Bogdanov collaborated:

  • Honey Authenticity: A Review by Stefan Bogdanov and Peter Martin
  • Minerals in Honey: Environmental, Geographical and Botanical Aspects by Stefan Bogdanov, Max Haldimann, Werner Luginbuehl and Peter Gallmann (with permission of IBRA)
  • Classification of Honeydew and Blossom Honeys by Discriminant Analysis by Stefan Bogdanov and Michael Gfeller
  • HMF, Invertase and Diastase Activity of Swiss and Imported Honey – Analysis with Logistic Regression by Michael Gfeller and Stefan Bogdanov

Bogdanov’s Book of Honey comes from the Central Beekeepers Alliance of New Brunswick, Canada. For more information on Honey Bees and Beekeeping, please: * Visit http://cba.stonehavenlife.com * Subscribe to our RSS feed * Get free updates by e-mail