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The Biology of the Honeybee

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Description for The Biology of the Honeybee Paperback. Num Pages: 294 pages, 39 halftones, 14 tables, 23 line illustrations. BIC Classification: PSVT7. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 240 x 162 x 19. Weight in Grams: 484.
From ancient cave paintings of honey bee nests to modern science's richly diversified investigation of honey bee biology and its applications, the human imagination has long been captivated by the mysterious and highly sophisticated behavior of this paragon among insect societies. In the first broad treatment of honey bee biology to appear in decades, Mark Winston provides rare access to the world of this extraordinary insect. In a bright and engaging style Winston probes the dynamics of the honey bee's social organization. He recreates for us the complex infrastructure of the nest, describes the highly specialized behavior ... Read more

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About Winston, Mark L.
Mark L. Winston is Professor and Senior Fellow at Simon Fraser University's Centre for Dialogue and Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences.

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Masterly...Without hesitation I recommend this book to a wide range of potential readers.
John B. Free Science Mark Winston offers a comprehensive account, covering aspects of anatomy and physiology as well as systematics, ecology and behavior...A useful overview of the biology of an insect that holds considerable interest for both economic and academic reasons. Rich in descriptive detail and ... Read more

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