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Des insectes en ville

Insects in town


V. Albouy

Edition 2017

This work sends you on a very lively exploration of a broad variety of insects and other small creatures like spiders and centipedes living at your side in towns. A combination of science and naturalist or historical anecdotes, it takes you deep into this small world, from gardens and wastelands to our living quarters. As both a common natural heritage to be saved and a nuisance they can sometimes be unbearable, you will never be indifferent to urban insects again!


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La démocratie chez les abeilles

Bee democracy

A societal model


T. D. Seeley, J. Bulleyment

Edition 2017

Bees make decisions together and democratically. Every year, they face a life or death question about choice and moving to a new hive. Thomas D. Seeley reveals this insect’s incredible ability to make consensual and effective decisions. Read about this participatory democracy at work and how it contributes to the prosperity of the species.


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Les insectes sociaux

Social insects


E. Darrouzet, B. Corbara

Edition 2016

Social insects live in complex social organisations. They fascinate us with the flexibility of their individual functions, the diversity of their forms of communication, their behaviour and their collective intelligence. They do truly remarkable things that constantly pique our curiosity and creativity.


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Insect secrets

Insect secrets

1001 curiosities of the six-legged population


G. Boeuf, C. Bouget, G. Goujon

Edition 2016

Insects may well be a model of success in the genealogical tree of living beings, but their success lies in an exceptional treasure house of resourcefulness. The first animals to conquer the air through flight, insects have invented reproduction by cloning, antibiotics, antifreeze, coded flashes of cold light to communicate, the breeding of aphids and gardening of fungi for food, genetic manipulations to slave their hosts, etc. Scrolling through the immense diversity of insect species, often humourously, this book explores their most intriguing features and customs.


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Abeilles et paysage

Bees and Landscapes

Bee-keeping and Agricultural Issues


É. Maire, D. Laffly

Edition 2015

This book is original in that it establishes the link between landscapes and good bee health, as alterations to the landscapes can impact their lifestyles. It addresses the availability of pollen and nectar resources for the bees depending on landscapes, types of geographical area, vegetation and farming and bee-keeping practices. A useful book for anyone wishing to understand the reasons for declining bee populations.


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Les insectes. histoires insolites

Insects

Unusual Stories


P. Leraut

Edition 2015

The author relates unusual stories with tremendous humour, including the one about the little bug that blocked the construction of a motorway for two years or the one about "femmes fatales" or vamps (in fireflies!). Single-parent families also feature (case of parthenogenesis), as are  the urban hives. The eighth plague of Egypt may well remind us that, since Antiquity, men have had to combat certain insects that devoured their crops or infected them with dreadful diseases, but entomologists and nature lovers will understand here that consuming insects is a genuine hope for humanity.


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Our Bees in Danger

Our Bees in Danger


V. Albouy, Y. Le Conte

Edition 2014

What is the role of domestic and wild bees in the natural and farming environments? How do they live? What does bee-keeping mean today? What are the verifiable and verified facts of alarmist reports on the death of bees and how many are simply rumours or anecdotes? The authors answer these questions whilst taking stock of the reasons for bee mortality and possible solutions. This very readable book is targeting anyone sensitive to the crucial role of these incomparable pollinators and the repercussions on farming.


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Hazard of pesticides to bees

Hazard of pesticides to bees

Avignon (France), September 07-09, 1999


L. Belzunces, C. Pélissier, G. Lewis

Edition 2010
This collection of papers presents the advances of the ICP-BR* Working Group on Bee Protection on the methods to assess the toxicity of pesticides to bees. These forums between industry, European administrative regulatory authorities and academic ...
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L'apiculture

L'apiculture


P. Paterson, A. Cockle

Edition 2008

This informative illustrated book describes beekeeping methods in the tropics, from the most traditional to the most advanced, including how to make and use beekeeping equipment, manage hives, and collect and process bee products.


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Les abeilles et l'apiculture

Les abeilles et l'apiculture

History of Agricultural Zoology in France


J. Louveaux

Edition 2006
As well as being a meticulous and richly-documented report on the people and structures which have marked the history of bee research at INRA, this book provides an account of the evolution of the multiple-faceted research concerning an exceptional ...
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