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Killer Bees: The Africanized Honeybee in the Americas

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By: M Winston

176 pages, 28 illus

Harvard University Press

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #28821 | ISBN: 0674503538
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Hardback | Dec 1992 | #22266 | ISBN: 067450352X
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About this book

&i;`...encourages the spread of sound information about the Africanized bee by providing a concise, factual introduction to its biology'&o; - Thomas Seeley, Nature.


Part 1 Biology and habits: the creation of a pop insect; arrival of the bees; temperate and tropical honey bees; seasonal patterns, swarming and absconding; activities outside the nest; the process of Africanization. Part 2 Impact and control: the Latin American experience; prognosis for North America; coping with the bees.

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