Boxes

Box 1.1 Collected to extinction?, 17 Box 1.2 Tramp ants and biodiversity, 19 Box 1.3 Sustainable use of mopane worms, 20 Box 3.1 Molecular genetic techniques and their application to neuropeptide research, 64 Box 3.2 Tracheal hypertrophy in mealworms at low oxygen concentrations, 72 Box 3.3 The filter chamber of Hemiptera, 76 Box 3.4 Cryptonephric systems, 85 Box 4.1 Aural location of host by a parasitoid fly, 96 Box 4.2 Reception of communication molecules, 105 Box 4.3 The electroantennogram, 106 Box 4.4 Biological clocks, 114 Box 5.1 Courtship and mating in Mecoptera, 125 Box 5.2 Nuptial feeding and other "gifts", 129 Box 5.3 Sperm precedence, 136 Box 5.4 Control of mating and oviposition in a blow fly, 139 Box 5.5 Egg-tending fathers: the giant water bugs, 142 Box 6.1 Molecular insights into insect development, 153 Box 6.2 Calculation of day-degrees, 180 Box 6.3 Climatic modeling for fruit flies, 185 Box 7.1 How do entomologists recognize insect species?, 196 Box 7.2 Relationships of the Hexapoda to other

Arthropoda, 199 Box 9.1 Antimicrobial tactics to protect the brood of ground-nesting wasps, 245 Box 9.2 Ground pearls, 246

Box 10.1 Aquatic immature Diptera (true flies), 259 Box 10.2 Aquatic Hemiptera (true bugs), 260 Box 10.3 Aquatic Coleoptera (beetles), 261 Box 10.4 Aquatic Neuropterida, 262

Box 10.5 Aquatic-terrestrial insect fluxes, 268 Box 11.1 The grape phylloxera, 281 Box 11.2 Emerald ash borer: an invasive wood miner, 288 Box 11.3 Salvinia and phytophagous weevils, 295 Box 11.4 Figs and fig wasps, 300 Box 12.1 The dance language of bees, 316 Box 12.2 The African honey bee, 319 Box 12.3 Colony collapse disorder, 322 Box 12.4 Did termites undermine New Orleans?, 329 Box 13.1 Viruses, wasp parasitoids, and host immunity, 350 Box 13.2 Flamingos, their lice, and their relatives, 357 Box 14.1 Avian predators as selective agents for insects, 368 Box 14.2 Backpack bugs: dressed to kill?, 369 Box 14.3 Chemically protected eggs, 374 Box 14.4 Insect binary chemical weapons, 376 Box 15.1 Bed bugs resurge, 387 Box 15.2 Life cycle of Plasmodium, 391 Box 15.3 Anophelesgambiae complex, 394 Box 15.4 Bed nets, 39 7 Box 15.5 Emerging insect-borne diseases:

dengue, 398 Box 15.6 West Nile virus: an emergent arbovirus disease, 400 Box 16.1 Emergent insect pests of crops in the USA, 411

Box 16.2 Bemisia tabaci: a pest species complex, 414

Box 16.3 The cottony-cushion scale, 415

Box 16.4 Taxonomy and biological control of the cassava mealybug, 422 Box 16.5 Glassy-winged sharpshooter biological control: a Pacific success, 423 Box 16.6 The Colorado potato beetle, 435

Beekeeping for Beginners

Beekeeping for Beginners

The information in this book is useful to anyone wanting to start beekeeping as a hobby or a business. It was written for beginners. Those who have never looked into beekeeping, may not understand the meaning of the terminology used by people in the industry. We have tried to overcome the problem by giving explanations. We want you to be able to use this book as a guide in to beekeeping.

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