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Field Guides & Natural History  Insects & other Invertebrates  Insects  Bees, Ants & Wasps (Hymenoptera)

Ecology and Natural History of Tropical Bees

Field / Identification Guide Flora / Fauna
Edited By: DW Roubik
514 pages, 61 b/w photos, 14 tables, 6 line drawings
Ecology and Natural History of Tropical Bees
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  • Ecology and Natural History of Tropical Bees ISBN: 9780521429092 Paperback Aug 1992 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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  • Ecology and Natural History of Tropical Bees ISBN: 9780521262361 Hardback Nov 1989 Out of Print #41
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About this book

Both a field guide and reference work for entomologists and other workers in tropical and temperate areas. Summarises and interprets research from around the world on the diversity of bees, emphasizing their function within the tropical biota and including their interaction with human populations.

Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I. Introduction: 1. Approaches to tropical bee biology; 2. Diversity of tropical bees; Part II. Foraging and Pollination: 3. Resources gathered by bees; 4. Mechanisms of resource collection; 5. Foraging and flight activity; 6. Pollination ecology; Part III. Nesting and Reproduction Biology: 7. Bee nests; 8. Nest predators, associates and defense; 9. Mating and brood production; Part IV. Community Ecology: 10. Seasonality, abundance and flower preference; 11. Composition of bee assemblages; 12. Roles of bees in communities; References; Index; Appendices.

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Field / Identification Guide Flora / Fauna
Edited By: DW Roubik
514 pages, 61 b/w photos, 14 tables, 6 line drawings
Media reviews

'It will be valued for its substantial and wide-ranging bibliography, as well as for the text, which is a carefully organised mosaic of sparkling fragments giving tempting glimpses of a relatively unexplored world.' Trends in Ecology and Evolution ' ! it should be on the shelves of anyone interested in bees, insects or the ecology of the tropics.' New Scientist

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