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The Biology of the Honey Bee

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674074095

Publication Date: 04/01/1991

Academic Trade

294 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

39 halftones, 14 tables, 23 line illustrations


  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Origins and Evolutionary History of Bees
  • 3. Form and Function: Honey Bee Anatomy
  • 4. Development and Nutrition
  • 5. Nest Architecture
  • 6. The Age-Related Activities of Worker Bees
  • 7. Other Worker Activities
  • 8. The Chemical World of Honey Bees
  • 9. Communication and Orientation
  • 10. The Collection of Food
  • 11. Reproduction: Swarming and Supersedure
  • 12. Drones, Queens, and Mating
  • 13. The Biology of Temperate and Tropical Honey Bees
  • Reference
  • Author Index
  • Subject Index

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