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The forgotten pollinators / Stephen L. Buchmann and Gary Paul Nabhan ; with a foreword by Edward O. Wilson ; illustrations by Paul Mirocha
Bib ID 89946
Format BookBook
Author
Buchmann, Stephen L
 
Description Washington, D.C. : Island Press/Shearwater Books, c1996 
xx, 292 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 1559633522 (alkaline paper) (cloth)
Full contents
  • Foreword / Edward O. Wilson
  • Introduction: Remembering the Pollinators
  • 1. Silent Springs and Fruitless Falls: The Impending Pollination Crisis
  • 2. Flowers: Waiting for Their Ships to Come In
  • 3. Pollinators: Waiting for the Bait to Pervade the Air
  • 4. The Perils of Matchmaking: Pollination of Syndromes and Plant/Pollinator Landscapes
  • 5. Bees in the Bestiary, Bats in the Belfry: A Menagerie of Pollinators
  • 6. Fractured Fairy Tales: Disruptions in Fragmented Habitats
  • 7. Need Nectar, Will Travel: Threats to Migratory Pollinators
  • 8. Holding the Globe in Our Hands: The Relentless Pressures on Plants Pollinators
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-240) and index.

Subjects Pollinators.  |  Animal-plant relationships.  |  Biodiversity.
Other authors/contributors Nabhan, Gary Paul
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245 1 4 |aThe forgotten pollinators /|cStephen L. Buchmann and Gary Paul Nabhan ; with a foreword by Edward O. Wilson ; illustrations by Paul Mirocha.
260 |aWashington, D.C. :|bIsland Press/Shearwater Books,|cc1996.
300 |axx, 292 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 225-240) and index.
505 0 |aForeword / Edward O. Wilson -- Introduction: Remembering the Pollinators -- 1. Silent Springs and Fruitless Falls: The Impending Pollination Crisis -- 2. Flowers: Waiting for Their Ships to Come In -- 3. Pollinators: Waiting for the Bait to Pervade the Air -- 4. The Perils of Matchmaking: Pollination of Syndromes and Plant/Pollinator Landscapes -- 5. Bees in the Bestiary, Bats in the Belfry: A Menagerie of Pollinators -- 6. Fractured Fairy Tales: Disruptions in Fragmented Habitats -- 7. Need Nectar, Will Travel: Threats to Migratory Pollinators -- 8. Holding the Globe in Our Hands: The Relentless Pressures on Plants Pollinators -- 9. Keepers of the Flame: Honey Hunters and Beekeepers from Ancient to Present Times -- 10. New Bee on the Block: Competition Between Honeybees and Native Pollinators -- 11. The Little Lives Keeping Crops Fruitful: The Economics of Pollination -- 12. Cultivating Lasting Relationships: Pollinator Gardens and Ecological Restoration.
505 8 |aApp. 1. A Call for a National Policy on Pollination -- App. 2. Pollinators of the Major Crop Plants -- App. 3. Conservation and Research Organizations -- App. 4. Sources -- App. 5. Pollination Classes for the World's Wild Flowering Plants -- App. 6. Common Agricultural Pesticides.
650 0 |aPollinators.
650 0 |aAnimal-plant relationships.
650 0 |aBiodiversity.
700 1 |aNabhan, Gary Paul.
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