11 NOVEMBER 1932, Page 12

Country Life


Among the many new lines of enquiry which are now being followed at Rothamsted, the oldest and best agri- cultural station in the world, is the life of the bee ; and some very curious facts have been, if not freshly discovered, at any rate tested and illustrated. I saw the little ingenious bee-farm last week and seldom spent a more interesting time. The place is full of ingenuities—and, indeed, of charm— but let these be : the results of the summer's research into one aspect of the hive is enough for the moment. a -