C. W. W. Pirk

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    Honeybee Nests

    Composition, Structure, Function

      H. R. Hepburn

      C. W. W. Pirk

    This work, a sequel to Honeybees and Wax published nearly 30 years ago, starts with a brief introduction and discussion of nesting sites, their spaces and densities, self-organisation of nest contents, and interspecific utilisation of beeswax. The following chapters cover communication by vibrations and scents and wax secretion, and discuss the queen in relation to the combs. Discussions on completed…