Monk and the Honeybee - Brother Adam and the Buckfast Superbee.
story of Brother Adam, the legendary Benedictine monk who devoted
his long life to a quest to breed the perfect honeybee.
Working from his monastic cell in Buckfast Abbey, Devon, brother Adam created
an incredible global enterprise. He collected genetic material from Europe,
the Middle East and Africa which over 70 years, from which he synthesised his
world-beating Buckfast superbee - culminating in an expedition to hunt the
elusive black bee of Kilimanjaro.
This is an unrepeatable study of the workings of the beehive, breeding techniques
and a tribute to the greatest bee master of all time.
A really good Christmas present for any beekeeper (DVD Format)