The Resource Bee : a natural history, Noah Wilson-Rich with Kelly Allin, Norman Carreck & Andrea Quigley, (electronic resource)

Bee : a natural history, Noah Wilson-Rich with Kelly Allin, Norman Carreck & Andrea Quigley, (electronic resource)

Label
Bee : a natural history
Title
Bee
Title remainder
a natural history
Statement of responsibility
Noah Wilson-Rich with Kelly Allin, Norman Carreck & Andrea Quigley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Generic Bees pollinate more than 130 fruit, vegetable, and seed crops that we rely on to survive. Bees are crucial to the reproduction and diversity of flowering plants, and the economic contributions of these irreplaceable insects measure in the tens of billions of dollars each year. Yet bees are dying at an alarming rate, threatening food supplies and ecosystems around the world. In this richly illustrated natural history of the bee, Noah Wilson-Rich and his team of bee experts provide a window into the vitally important role that bees play in the life of our planet. Earth is home to more than 20,000 bee species, from fluorescent-colored orchid bees and sweat bees to flower-nesting squash bees and leaf-cutter bees. This book takes an incomparable look at this astounding diversity, blending an engaging narrative with practical, hands-on discussions of such topics as beekeeping and bee health. It explores our relationship with the bee over evolutionary time, delving into how it came to be, where it stands today, and what the future holds for humanity and bees alike. Provides an accessible, illustrated look at the human-bee relationship over time Features a section on beekeeping and handy go-to guides to the identification, prevention, and treatment of honey bee diseases. Covers bee evolution, ecology, genetics, and physiology Includes a directory of notable bee species. Presents a holistic approach to bee health, including organic and integrated pest management techniques. Shows what you can do to help bee populations
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson-Rich, Noah
Dewey number
595.79/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL568.A6
LC item number
W55 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Allin, Kelly
  • Carreck, Norman L
  • Quigley, Andrea
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bees
  • Bee culture
  • SCIENCE
  • Bee culture
  • Bees
Label
Bee : a natural history, Noah Wilson-Rich with Kelly Allin, Norman Carreck & Andrea Quigley, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Evolution & development -- Anatomy & biology -- Beekeeping -- A directory of bees -- The challenges faced by bees -- Useful resources
Control code
ocn889931147
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (224 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400852192
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C5C22D1F-B51C-4464-92AD-32369BCC43C9
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o889931147
  • (OCoLC)889931147
Label
Bee : a natural history, Noah Wilson-Rich with Kelly Allin, Norman Carreck & Andrea Quigley, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Evolution & development -- Anatomy & biology -- Beekeeping -- A directory of bees -- The challenges faced by bees -- Useful resources
Control code
ocn889931147
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (224 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400852192
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C5C22D1F-B51C-4464-92AD-32369BCC43C9
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o889931147
  • (OCoLC)889931147

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