Honeybee Ecology: A Study of Adaptation in Social Lifeby Thomas Seeley Princeton University Press
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- Hbk 214 pages
- AU$192.00 NZ$195.65
The book presents honeybees as a model system for investigating advanced social life among insects from an evolutionary perspective.
Originally published in 1985.
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- FrontMatter, pg. i
- Contents, pg. vii
- Acknowledgments, pg. ix
- 1. Introduction, pg. 3
- 2. Honeybees in Nature, pg. 9
- 3. The Honeybee Societies, pg. 20
- 4. The Annual Cycle of Colonies, pg. 39
- 5. Reproduction, pg. 49
- 6. Nest Building, pg. 71
- 7. Food Collection, pg. 80
- 8. Temperature Control, pg. 107
- 9. Colony Defense, pg. 123
- 10. Behavioral Ecology of Tropical Honeybees, pg. 138
- Literature Cited, pg. 161
- Author Index, pg. 193
- Subject Index, pg. 197