Book ID: 100400
Pollination Biology. Biodiversity Conservation and Agricultural Production. 2011. col. illus. XXIX, 792 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
This book discusses the interplay between pollinators, agriculture, and the environment. It deals with basic and applied aspects of pollination biology. The chapters on pollination energetics, climate change, pollinator decline, biochemical basis of plant-pollination interaction, pollinators as bioindicators of ecosystem functioning, consequences of introduced honeybees upon native bee communities and capacity building are innovative and provide a base for future insights into pollination biology. The book will be useful to pollination biologists, students, teachers, scientists of agriculture, animal behaviour, botany, conservation, biology, ecology, entomology, environmental biology, forestry, genetics, plant breeding, horticulture, toxicology, zoology, seed growers and seed agencies.