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Fruitless fall : the collapse of the honey bee and the coming agricultural crisis

Author: Rowan Jacobsen
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Traces the significant 2007 and 2008 reductions in honeybee populations.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rowan Jacobsen
ISBN: 9781596916395 1596916397
OCLC Number: 317455887
Notes: "With a new afterword by the author tracking the most recent developments in this ongoing crisis"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 282 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Florida, November 2006 --
Breakfast in America --
How the honey bee conquered the world --
Collapse --
Whodunit --
Slow poison --
Florida, November 2007 --
The almond orgy --
Bees on the verge of a nervous breakdown --
Resilience and the Russians --
The birth of beauty --
Fruitless fall --
Epilogue: First frost --
2009 update --
The African paradox --
Keeping bees --
Cultivating a pollinator garden --
The healing power of honey.
Other Titles: Collapse of the honey bee and the coming agricultural crisis
Responsibility: Rowan Jacobsen.

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Traces the significant 2007 and 2008 reductions in honeybee populations.

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