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By Prof. Dr. H. R. Hepburn, Prof. Dr. S. E. Radloff (auth.)

A entire evaluate of the honeybees of Africa on a subspecies in addition to through state foundation. contains an up to date multivariate research of the subspecies in accordance with the merger of the Ruttner database (Oberursel) and that of Hepburn & Radloff (Grahamstown) for almost 20,000 bees. exact emphasis is put on average zones of hybridisation and introgression of alternative populations; seasonal cycles of improvement in numerous ecological-climatological zones of the continent; swarming, migration and absconding; and an research of the bee plants of the continent. The textual content is supplemented through tables containing quantitative info on all points of honeybee biology, and via continental and nearby maps.

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