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The Resource The quest for the perfect hive : a history of innovation in bee culture, Gene Kritsky

The quest for the perfect hive : a history of innovation in bee culture, Gene Kritsky

Label
The quest for the perfect hive : a history of innovation in bee culture
Title
The quest for the perfect hive
Title remainder
a history of innovation in bee culture
Statement of responsibility
Gene Kritsky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beekeeping is a sixteen-billion-dollar-a-year business. But the invaluable honey bee now faces severe threats from diseases, mites, pesticides, and overwork, not to mention the mysterious Colony Collapse Disorder, which causes seemingly healthy bees to abandon their hives en masse, never to return. In The Quest for the Perfect Hive, entomologist Gene Kritsky offers a concise, beautifully illustrated history of beekeeping, tracing the evolution of hive design from ancient Egypt to the present. Not simply a descriptive account, the book suggests that beekeeping's long history may in fact contain
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kritsky, Gene
Dewey number
638/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SF524
LC item number
.K75 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
SF521
NAL item number
.K75 2010
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bee culture
  • Beehives
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Bee culture
  • Beehives
Label
The quest for the perfect hive : a history of innovation in bee culture, Gene Kritsky
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Honey bees and the origin of beekeeping -- The forest beekeepers -- Skeps -- Bee niches -- Early box hives -- Beekeeping comes to America -- Glass jar beekeeping -- The Crystal Palace Exhibition : a beekeeping showcase -- Bars, frames, and the bee space -- Resistance to change -- Alfred Neighbour : British beekeeping ambassador -- Transition -- Bee houses -- Bee calendars -- Beekeeper's paraphernalia -- The end of innovation
Control code
681348977
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 198 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199742387
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)681348977
Label
The quest for the perfect hive : a history of innovation in bee culture, Gene Kritsky
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Honey bees and the origin of beekeeping -- The forest beekeepers -- Skeps -- Bee niches -- Early box hives -- Beekeeping comes to America -- Glass jar beekeeping -- The Crystal Palace Exhibition : a beekeeping showcase -- Bars, frames, and the bee space -- Resistance to change -- Alfred Neighbour : British beekeeping ambassador -- Transition -- Bee houses -- Bee calendars -- Beekeeper's paraphernalia -- The end of innovation
Control code
681348977
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 198 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199742387
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)681348977

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