67th out of 71 books — 42 voters
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Killer Bees: The Africanized Honey Bee in the Americas” as Want to Read:
Killer Bees: The Africanized Honey Bee in the Americas
Africanized bees were introduced into southern Brazil in the 1950s. Here Mark Winston examines the biology of the Africanized honey bee and traces the impact of the bee on North American agriculture and beekeeping.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published September 1st 1993 by Harvard University Press
(first published 1992)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
The Bee-Loud Glade: Beeswax, Honey, Bees, Mead, Beekeeping, Apiarists, Apiology, and Apiculture
More lists with this book...
(showing 1-24 of 24)
Pretty much everything a person needs to know about Africanized Bees, outside of reading tedious scientific journal publications. I have a thing for bees so I thoroughly enjoyed it, though it can be dry in spots. This was written in 1992 so I am sure that a lot of the information on the bees' impact on the United States has progressed. One doesn't hear much about killer bees anymore. Aside from an interest in bees, I was mainly inspired to read this as one side of an argument in which the opposi ...more