BEE DISEASES

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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