The Hive Detectives (Hardcover)
Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe (Scientists in the Field Series)
HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780547152318, 80pp.
Publication Date: May 3, 2010
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Praise For The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe (Scientists in the Field Series)…
"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