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Asian Honey Bees

Biology, Conservation, and Human Interactions, with a foreword by Thomas D. Seeley

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$82.50 • £61.95 • €74.50

ISBN 9780674021945

Publication: May 2006

Short

360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

36 halftones, 40 line illustrations, 20 tables

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  • Foreword by Thomas D. Seeley
  • Preface
  • 1. To Be a Honey Bee
  • 2. Introduction to the Species
  • 3. Evolution
  • 4. Speciation and Biogeography
  • 5. Dance Communication and Foraging
  • 6. Reproduction, Swarming, and Migration
  • 7. Worker Sterility, Kin Selection, and Polyandry
  • 8. Nesting Biology and Nest Defense
  • 9. Parasites, Pathogens, Predators, and a Plant
  • 10. Human Interactions
  • 11. Conservation
  • 12. Concluding Remarks
  • Appendix A. A Simple Key to the Workers of the Genus Apis
  • Appendix B. A Simple Key to the Parasitic Mesostigmatan Mites of Asian Honey Bees
  • Appendix C. The Names of the Honey Bee Species in Asian Languages
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Index