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Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems

Rosalind James and Theresa L. Pitts-Singer (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195316957
eISBN:
9780199871575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316957.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Bees play a vital role as pollinators for many agricultural crops. This book discusses the interplay between bees, agriculture, and the environment. Although honey bees are well recognized as ... More


Urban Api-Ethnography: The Matter of Relations between Humans and Honeybees

Mary Kosut and Lisa Jean Moore

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, we draw from our three-year multispecies ethnography of urban beekeeping conducted in New York City amidst bees and their human caretakers. Our fieldwork began with urban beekeepers, ... More


Animal husbandry in Anglo-Saxon England: II: Livestock products and production

Debby Banham and Rosamond Faith

in Anglo-Saxon Farms and Farming

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199207947
eISBN:
9780191757495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207947.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Chapter 5 looks at the functions of animals in Anglo-Saxon farming, and husbandry methods. It covers traction, dairying, meat and wool production, as well as eggs and other ‘minor’ products. It ... More


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