Matheson, A (Editor), 1996, Softback 47 pp
Published by the International Bee Research Association.
For anyone interested in bumble bees this book will introduce their natural history, their role as pollinators in the countryside and their potential for horticulture and agriculture. With chapters on bumble bees at home and in school and the commercial rearing of bumble bees. This book looks at the place of the bumble bee in education and at the rearing techniques that have made their management possible. People working with bumble bees derive a great deal of pleasure from them and the clever ones derive profit too. It is an aim of the book to encourage more people to begin enjoying bumble bees.