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Anatomy of the Honey Bee

Snodgrass, R.E.

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ISBN 10: 0801404002 / ISBN 13: 9780801404009
Edité par Comstock / Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., 1984
Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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No DJ. Green cloth boards are clean & sharp;firm binding; pages are crisp & clean throughout. N° de réf. du libraire BL5561

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Titre : Anatomy of the Honey Bee

Éditeur : Comstock / Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.

Date d'édition : 1984

Reliure : Hardcover

Illustrateur : Illustrated

Etat du livre :Fine

Edition : Fourth Printing

Type de livre : Book

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

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"As a world authority on insect anatomy, Snodgrass has given us in this book a brilliant account of the anatomy of the honey bee and how it relates to the way that bees develop and how and why they function as they do in their interesting communal life. This book should be in the library of every student of the honey bee and bee behavior―beekeepers as well as scientists. The book is delightfully written and is enjoyable reading."―American Bee Journal



"This is not just a technical reference book on honey bee anatomy. It is far more: it is essentially a treatise on entomology using one species as an example, and including a discussion of the fundamentals of embryology, development, and metamorphosis as well as anatomy. The subject of each chapter is approached from the broadest evolutionary point of view, and its horizon includes all the arthropods and beyond, so that the bee really typifies animal life in general. Finally, the language of the book is such that it can be read straight through with pleasure. It is a delight to follow the author through this complete examination of one insect: how it develops, how it grows, and how it operates."―Entomological News

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