The Spirit of the Hive

The Spirit of the Hive

by Robert E. Page Jr.
     
 

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How can 40,000 bees working in the dark, by instinct alone, construct a honey comb? Synthesizing decades of experiments, The Spirit of the Hive presents the genetic and physiological mechanisms underlying the division of labor in honey bee colonies and explains how it is an inevitable product of group living, evolving over millions of years.  See more details below

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How can 40,000 bees working in the dark, by instinct alone, construct a honey comb? Synthesizing decades of experiments, The Spirit of the Hive presents the genetic and physiological mechanisms underlying the division of labor in honey bee colonies and explains how it is an inevitable product of group living, evolving over millions of years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674075566
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
06/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
6 MB

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