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

production company

ONF | NFB

producer

Peter Jones

co-director

Larry Gosnell

J.V. Durden

Duration

00:11:42:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1960

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016502

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Crops and soils

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Orchards

Animals & Wildlife → Bees

Animals & Wildlife → Fertilization (Biology)

Animals & Wildlife → Insects - Behavior

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Plants - Reproduction

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Pollination

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Biology - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Fertilization (Biology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Pollination

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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