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Asian Honey Bees

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

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$78.50 • £58.95 • €70.50

ISBN 9780674021945

Publication: May 2006

Short

360 pages

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

36 halftones, 40 line illustrations, 20 tables

World

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