The Bees of the World

"It is a masterpiece, an instant classic of entomology." -- Edward O. Wilson "This definitive reference by an acclaimed expert accounts for 1200 genera/subgenera and 16,000 species of bees in the world.

Author: Charles Duncan Michener

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801861338

Category: Science

Page: 913

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"It is a masterpiece, an instant classic of entomology." -- Edward O. Wilson "This definitive reference by an acclaimed expert accounts for 1200 genera/subgenera and 16,000 species of bees in the world... Useful guide for entomologists, biologists, botanists, ecologists, and students." -- Southeastern Naturalist

The Bees in Your Backyard

A Guide to North America's Bees Joseph S. Wilson, Olivia J. Messinger Carril ... If
you have no desire to store mounted dead insects in your house, you can put the
bee in a plastic container, and chill the bee in your refrigerator for a few hours.

Author: Joseph S. Wilson

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691160775

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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The Bees in Your Backyard provides an engaging introduction to the roughly 4,000 different bee species found in the United States and Canada, dispelling common myths about bees while offering essential tips for telling them apart in the field. The book features more than 900 stunning color photos of the bees living all around us—in our gardens and parks, along nature trails, and in the wild spaces between. It describes their natural history, including where they live, how they gather food, their role as pollinators, and even how to attract them to your own backyard. Ideal for amateur naturalists and experts alike, it gives detailed accounts of every bee family and genus in North America, describing key identification features, distributions, diets, nesting habits, and more. Provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide to all bees in the United States and Canada Features more than 900 full-color photos Offers helpful identification tips and pointers for studying bees Includes a full chapter on how to attract bees to your backyard


The Social Behavior of the Bees

Melittological background; Comparative social behavior; Natural history. A landmark in the development of environmental and behavioral biology, this book is rich in the historical and theoretical aspects of the field.

Author: Charles Duncan Michener

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674811751

Category: Nature

Page: 404

View: 640

Melittological background; Comparative social behavior; Natural history.

Importation of African Brazilian Honey bees

This unusually aggressive bee - indistinguishable at a glance from the honeybee
of the United States — has spread throughout most of South America in the 18
years since two dozen of the bees accidentally were released in Brazil .

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Agriculture and Forestry Committee

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 33

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The Bees of the World

Accented with color plates of select bees, The Bees of the World will continue to be the world's best reference on these diverse insects.

Author: Charles D. Michener

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 953

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Isabella Plays With the Bees

It encompasses adventure and exploring to bring about excitement in learning new things! This is a wonderful book for children.' -Katie Dean, Actress Buzz, buzz! Isabella sure loves the bees.

Author: D. G. Flamand

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 1616636238

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 28

View: 632

Isabella is so delightful that she'll have children wanting to try flapping their arms very, very fast to fly along with her. -Adriane M. Holguin, youth programming/story time coordinator 'Isabella Plays with the Bees is a delightful and lifting story. It encompasses adventure and exploring to bring about excitement in learning new things! This is a wonderful book for children.' -Katie Dean, Actress Buzz, buzz! Isabella sure loves the bees. She loves when they come around her and her sunflower friends. One day, Isabella tries to fly. With the encouragement and excitement of her friends around, Isabella goes on the adventure of a lifetime! Join in on the fun as Isabella Plays with the Bees.


Pesticides and Honey Bees

PESTICIDES AND HONEY BEES By L. N. Standifer1 Honey bees produce honey
and beeswax valued between $ 130 and $ 140 million annually . Much of this
honey comes from cultivated crops . The annual value of crops benefited by
insect ...

Author: L. N. Standifer

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Bees

Page: 7

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The Keeper of the Bees

Republication of a 1921 novel about James Lewis MacFarlane, a young WWI soldier who walks away from the rehabilitation hospital where he has been sent to recover from his wounds, and whose courage and kindness are rewarded by adventure, ...

Author: Gene Stratton-Porter

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253354969

Category: Fiction

Page: 515

View: 991

Republication of a 1921 novel about James Lewis MacFarlane, a young WWI soldier who walks away from the rehabilitation hospital where he has been sent to recover from his wounds, and whose courage and kindness are rewarded by adventure, happiness, and love.

Use of Honey Bees in Alfalfa Seed Production

Not only does DDT kill the bees working alfalfa blossoms, but the dusted areas
may be almost devoid of new bee visitors for several days thereafter. This effect
has been observed in treated alfalfa fields in several States. In California lowered
 ...

Author: George Haymaker Vansell

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Alfalfa

Page: 11

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The Bee and Bee keeper s Friend

Give this three or four good puffs , just to put the Bees in good humour , and also
to give them the same scent as the other hive . Then let some one turn it up and
hold it , or set it upside down in an empty bucket . This will be done with perfect ...

Author: Mrs. John Burnett Pratt

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Bee culture

Page: 16

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Little Chimp and the Bees

Little Chimp is frightened when Big Chimp disturbs bees from their hive. As they come flying out, Little Chimp hides in some long grass. However, the enticement of delicious honey helps him overcome his fear.

Author: Jenny Giles

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780170096492

Category: Chimpanzees

Page: 16

View: 302

Little Chimp is frightened when Big Chimp disturbs bees from their hive. As they come flying out, Little Chimp hides in some long grass. However, the enticement of delicious honey helps him overcome his fear.


The Illustrated New Zealand Bee Manual

Giving Full Instructions for the Humane and Profitable Management of the Honey
Bee ; Also Bee-keepers' Axioms, Honey Recipes, and Bee-keepers' Calendar of
Operations, Making a Complete Handbook to Modern Bee-culture Isaac ...

Author: Isaac Hopkins

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Bee culture

Page: 148

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