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Anatomy of the Honey Bee
R. E. Snodgrass
This book should be in the library of every student of the honey bee and bee behavior—beekeepers (both amateur and professional) as well as scientists.



Armored Scale Insect Pests of Trees and Shrubs (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)
Douglass R. Miller, John A. Davidson
Armored scale insects are among the most damaging and least understood of the pests that prey on forest trees, fruit and nut crops, landscape ornamentals, and greenhouse plants. The passage of U.S. plant quarantine laws was prompted by devastation...



The Beekeeper's Handbook
Diana Sammataro, Alphonse Avitabile
The definitive guide to raising bees, now thoroughly revised and updated.



Bees
Their Vision, Chemical Senses, and Language
Karl von Frisch
Now back in print after more than two decades, this classic and still-accurate account of the behavior patterns and sensory capacities of the honeybee remains a book "written with a simplicity, directness, and charm . . . ."--Yale Review



Biology of the Plant Bugs (Hemiptera: Miridae)
Pests, Predators, Opportunists
Alfred G. Wheeler
Plant bugs—Miridae, the largest family of the Heteroptera, or true bugs—are globally important pests of crops such as alfalfa, apple, cocoa, cotton, sorghum, and tea. Some also are predators of crop pests and have been used successfully in biological...



The Black Flies (Simuliidae) of North America
Peter H. Adler, Douglas C. Currie, Monty Wood
A ROM Publication in Science A Comstock Book Published in association with the Royal Ontario Museum There is much more to black flies than you can learn in the woods on a warm spring day. This book compiles the authors' previously unpublished...



The Brown Recluse Spider
Richard S. Vetter
The brown recluse is a fascinating spider very well adapted to dwelling in houses and other buildings. It has become infamous throughout North America. In this book, Richard S. Vetter educates readers regarding the biology of the brown recluse spider and medical aspects of its bites.



Butterflies
A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behavior
Dick Vane-Wright
A complete introduction to the biology, natural history, and classification of butterflies.



Carpenter Ants of the United States and Canada
Laurel Hansen, John Klotz
The carpenter ant is one of the most common and destructive pests affecting homes and businesses. However, in natural areas, these ants also play an important role in forest ecology: they break down dead wood and are the principal food source of the...



Dragonflies
Behavior and Ecology of Odonata
Philip S. Corbet
Among the most ancient and powerful of insects, dragonflies fascinate scientists and nonspecialists—in part because they are large enough for the behavior of individual insects to be observed and interpreted. Indeed, so much useful information exists...



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