The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe (Hardcover)
Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe
Houghton Mifflin, 9780547152318, 66pp.
Publication Date: May 24, 2010
Praise For The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe…
"Throughout the presentation, readers learn about the anatomy, development, and social behavior of honey bees, and observe the process of scientific investigation and its vital, real-world application. Appended are lists of recommended books, magazines, films, Web sites as well as a glossary and a source bibliography. A fascinating book from the Scientists in the Field series."—Booklist, starred review
"Not long after beekeepers encountered a devastating new problem in their hives in 2006, a team of bee scientists began working to discover the causes of colony collapse disorder (CCD), now attributed to a combination of factors possibly including pesticides, nutrition, mites and viruses...Harasimowicz's clear, beautifully reproduced photographs support and extend the text."—Kirkus, starred review