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Bees of the World

O'Toole, Christopher; Raw, Anthony

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ISBN 10: 0816057125 / ISBN 13: 9780816057122
Verlag: Facts on File, 2004
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This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: The diversity of lifestyles, behaviors, and life cycles that bees possess is astounding, and Bees of the World is a well-rounded reference to these fascinating creatures. Presenting comprehensive coverage of bee species from around the world in an engaging format, this volume will delight readers and inform them about all aspects of the life of bees. The book first answers the question: What are bees? It then goes on to discuss the different families and distribution of bees. The expert authors also describe solitary bees'miners, masons, leaf-cutters, and carpenters'as well as social bees. Readers gain insight into the intricacies of bees' lives through the authoritative text, with special coverage of bees and their special relationship with flowers. The history of association between humans and bees, especially the honey bee Apis mellifera, is also addressed.Bees of the World is fully illustrated with detailed line illustrations and stunning color photographs, making it an ideal reference source for professional naturalists and amateurs alike. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_usedgood_0816057125

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The diversity of lifestyles, behaviors, and life cycles that bees possess is astounding, and Bees of the World is a well-rounded reference to these fascinating creatures. Presenting comprehensive coverage of bee species from around the world in an engaging format, this volume will delight readers and inform them about all aspects of the life of bees. The book first answers the question: What are bees? It then goes on to discuss the different families and distribution of bees. The expert authors also describe solitary bees - miners, masons, leaf-cutters, and carpenters - as well as social bees. Readers gain insight into the intricacies of bees' lives through the authoritative text, with special coverage of bees and their special relationship with flowers. The history of association between humans and bees, especially the honey bee Apis mellifera, is also addressed. Bees of the World is fully illustrated with detailed line illustrations and stunning color photographs, making it an ideal reference source for professional naturalists and amateurs alike.

Inhaltsangabe: You may hate their sting -- but their honey is sweet, and they do wonderful things for the environment. Find out what kinds of nests they build, how they collect and distribute pollen among plants, and the way in which natural selection has brought about many brilliant and beautiful adaptations in these insects.

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Titel: Bees of the World

Verlag: Facts on File

Erscheinungsdatum: 2004

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Used

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