The Flower and the hive

Canada, 1960

Film
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A film showing the relationship between the activity of honey bees and the fertility of field and orchard crops. The process of cross-pollination of flowers by bees is observed in close-up. The life of the hive is similarly illustrated, including the curious dance by which a bee communicates the discovery of a new source of nectar to the colony in the hive .

Credits

co-director

J.V. Durden

Larry Gosnell

producer

Peter Jones

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:11:42:00

Colour

Colour

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