THE WORLD OF THE HONEYBEE. By Colin G. Butler. New Naturalist No. 29.

THE WORLD OF THE HONEYBEE. By Colin G. Butler. New Naturalist No. 29.

KEYS TO THE BRITISH SPECIES OF EPHEMEROPTERA: with keys to the genera of  the nymphs. By D.E. Kimmins.

KEYS TO THE BRITISH SPECIES OF EPHEMEROPTERA: with keys to the genera of the nymphs. By D.E. Kimmins.

THE POLLINATION OF FLOWERS. New Naturalist No. 54.

(1973) 1975 reprint. 8vo (151 x 222mm). Pp418. B/w photograph plates and illustrations, maps, bibliography. Green buckram, spine titled in gilt.

"The role of insects in pollinating flowers is today a commonplace - so that it is easy to forget that its discovery is little older than the steam engine". And, of course, vitally important for our own continued existence. Chapters include: Historical introduction; The flower in the life of the plant; Insect-pollinated flowers - I; The insect visitors - I: Coleoptera,Diptera, Lepidoptera and some others, senses and behaviour of these insects; The insect visitors - II: Hymenoptera; Insect-pollinated flowers - II; The British wild orchids; Pollination by wind and water; Self-pollination and apomixis; Pollination in some exotic plants; Pollination in plant-breeding and commerce; The evolution and ecology of pollination.
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Author Proctor (Michael) and Yeo (Peter).
Book Code 46399
ISBN 0002195046 / 0002195046
Book Description Fine in slightly rubbed, slightly spine-faded dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1973
Publisher Collins.
Place New Naturalist Series.