Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LNTP 141 - Beekeeping

(G only)

Provides the knowledge to start and maintain a honeybee hive. Key topics include honeybee life cycle and functions, seasonal management, parasite and pathogen management, and products from the hive. Course gives students hands-on opportunity at an apiary. Two hours each week. Formerly LN 141.

2 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Explain the life cycles and functions; queen bee, worker bee, and drone.
  • Detail colony management tasks throughout the year.
  • Identify major parasites and pathogens, and select appropriate available control methods.
  • Discuss the components of conventional and non-conventional hive structures.
  • List approaches for modifying and/or enhancing  the colony environment.
  • Explain the significance as bees as pollinators.

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