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Bee : a natural history

Author: Noah Wilson-Rich; Kelly Allin; Norman L Carreck; Andrea Quigley
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : The Ivy Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Generic Bees pollinate more than 130 fruit, vegetable, and seed crops that we rely on to survive. Bees are crucial to the reproduction and diversity of flowering plants, and the economic contributions of these irreplaceable insects measure in the tens of billions of dollars each year. Yet bees are dying at an alarming rate, threatening food supplies and ecosystems around the world. In this richly illustrated natural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Noah Wilson-Rich; Kelly Allin; Norman L Carreck; Andrea Quigley
ISBN: 1400852196 9781400852192 9781782401865 1782401865
OCLC Number: 889931147
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages :) : color illustrations
Contents: Evolution & development --
Anatomy & biology --
Beekeeping --
A directory of bees --
The challenges faced by bees --
Useful resources.
Responsibility: Noah Wilson-Rich with Kelly Allin, Norman Carreck & Andrea Quigley.

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Suitable for every keeper, student, or lover of bees, this book explores evolution, anatomy, society, behaviour, and the human factor, and presents a visual directory of 40 bee breeds alongside  Read more...

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