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Buzz, sting, bite : why we need insects

Author: Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson; Lucy Moffatt
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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An informative introduction to the world of insects discusses the extensive variety of insects and their role in pollinating crops and flowers, providing food for other animals, and controlling organisms that are harmful to humans.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson; Lucy Moffatt
ISBN: 9781982112875 1982112875
OCLC Number: 1105198546
Language Note: Trnsalted from the Norwegian.
Notes: "Originally published in 2018 in Norway by J.M. Stenersens Forlag as Insektenes Planet."
Description: xix, 235 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Small creatures, smart design: insect anatomy --
Six-legged sex: dating, mating and parenting --
Eat or be eaten: insects in the food chain --
Insects and plants: a never-ending race --
Busy flies, flavoursome bugs: insects and our food --
The circle of life and death: insects as caretakers --
From silk to shellac: industries of insects --
Life-savers, pioneers, and nobel prize-winners: insights from insects --
Insects and us: what's next?
Other Titles: Insektenes planet.
Responsibility: by Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson ; translated by Lucy Moffatt ; illustrations by Tuva Sverdrup-Thygeson.

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An informative introduction to the world of insects discusses the extensive variety of insects and their role in pollinating crops and flowers, providing food for other animals, and controlling organisms that are harmful to humans.

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