From where I sit : essays on bees, beekeeping, and science /

A scientist before he was a beekeeper, Mark L. Winston found in his new hobby a paradigm for understanding the role science should play in society. In essays originally appearing as columns in Bee Culture, the leading professional journal, Winston uses beekeeping as a starting point to discuss broad...

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Main Author: Winston, Mark L.
Format: eBook
Published: Ithaca : Comstock Pub. Associates, 1998.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Eva Crane
  • pt. 1. Thinking about Bees. 1. Bees in the City. 2. Feral Bees. 3. Feral Bees II. 4. Death, Where Is Thy Sting? 5. Bee Brains. 6. Division of Labor. 7. Bee Metaphysics and Mr. Spock
  • pt. 2. In Sickness and in Health. 8. Hybrid Bees. 9. Let's Do Lunch. 10. Pesticide Resistance. 11. Billions of Pounds. 12. Semiochemicals and Varroa. 13. Killer Bee Killers. 14. Bee Nutrition: A Dead Science? 15. Tracheal Mite Research: The Next Generation. 16. Mite Load. 17. Beekeeping and Snake Oil. 18. Bee Flu
  • pt. 3. Industry Politics. 19. Finding Dirty Honey. 20. Border Closure. 21. Government, Queens, and Brother Adam. 22. Positions
  • pt. 4. Life in the Research Lane. 23. Payback Time. 24. The Bottom Line. 25. Peer Review. 26. Behavioral Ecology. 27. Things I'll Never See. 28. Recombined Bees. 29. The Business of Research. 30. How Do We Know That? 31. Consulting.