1986

Honeybees and Wax

An Experimental Natural History

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ISBN: 978-3-642-71460-3 (Print) 978-3-642-71458-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-4

      Introduction

  3. The Nature and Production of Beeswax

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 6-10

      The Origin of Beeswax: an Historical Perspective

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      Pages 11-28

      Source of Secretion

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      Pages 29-43

      Rise and Fall of the Epithelium

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      Pages 44-56

      Composition and Synthesis of Beeswax

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      Pages 57-69

      Food Conversion Ratios in the Production of Beeswax

  4. The Manipulation of Wax by Honeybees

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 72-79

      Manipulation Of Wax Scales

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      Pages 80-92

      Metamorphosis of Wax

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      Pages 93-114

      The Construction of Cells

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      Pages 115-126

      The Construction of Combs

  5. Stimuli for Production and Manipulation of Wax

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127

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      Pages 128-138

      The Nectar Flow

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      Pages 139-144

      Pollen and Wax Production

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      Pages 145-152

      The Brood Nest

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      Pages 153-161

      The Queen

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      Pages 162-171

      Space and Density

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 172-205