Brief descriptions, treatments and management
There are many diseases that can affect bee health. Below is a list of the more common maladies. The two most important problems are varroa mites and foulbrood. If sanitary beekeeping practices are followed, treatment and prevention of foulbrood and varroa go a long way to having a healthy apiary. The rest usually takes care of itself through good husbandry.
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