Season 2, Episode 8 Big Business in Bees
First Aired: February 12, 1984
Three species of bees---alkali, leaf cutter and honeybee---and their role in pollinating the alfalfa crop used by U.S. farmers as feed. Included: development of larvae in brood cells; efforts to combat the bees' natural enemies. Also: the African killer bee.
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- Premiered: October 10, 1982
- Rating: TV-G
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- Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)