Diseases of bees

Enemies and pests of bees

Moth, or wax moth. This is the most intrusive pest of honeycombs, and sometimes the brood of bees. There are several types of moths. On our apiaries are seen two of its kind: larger and

Diseases of adult bees

The most common diseases of adult bees are caused by parasites; most pathogens of these diseases have microscopic dimensions (for example, the causative agent of nosematosis), but there are also visible by a simple eye

Chemical toxicosis of bees

Chemical toxicosis is an infectious disease caused by the poisoning of bees by poison-insecticides used to control insects harmful to agriculture and forestry. Causes of the disease. Chemical poisons, applied against harmful insects (insecticides), are

Disinfection of cellular frames

The causative agents of infectious diseases of bees persist for a long time on a variety of subjects, being a constant threat of re-infection, a factor in the epizootic trouble of the apiary or the

European foulbrood of open brood

European foulbrood (benign foulbrood, open foul broth, acid foulbrood, paragnilets) is an infectious disease of bee colonies, which causes their weakening due to the mass death and decay of 4-less frequent 7-day-old bee larvae. The

All about varroatosis

No matter how much information is published about varroatosis, the fight against it, interest in this does not decrease. Prepared article, which contains the most necessary, priority information about this disease, showing the dynamics of

Paralysis of bees

Paralysis is an infectious disease of bee colonies, which causes the mass death of adult bees. The causative agent is a filtering virus that penetrates the filters of Seitz, Berkenfeld and Pasteur-Schamberlan. The persistence of

American foulbrood

American foulbrood (malignant foulbrood, printed foulbrood) is an infectious disease of bee colonies, which causes their weakening and death as a result of decay of bee larvae at the age of pupation. American foulbrood is

Amoebiasis of bees

Amoebiasis is an invasive disease of the bee family, accompanied by the defeat of the Malpighian vessels of adult bees. The causative agent of the disease is amoeba – Malpighamoeba mel-lificae. The parasite is a

Dead brood

The dead brood is an infectious disease, accompanied by extinction of the brood at different stages of development. Causes of the disease. The disease has a common etiologic stagnation; the uterus reproduces the non-viable offspring.

The elder in the fight against varroatosis

To combat varroatosis, bees use chemical agents: formic acid, thymol, felboks, phenothiazine, varrobraulin, “CASS-81”, varroatin, oxalic and lactic acid. None of these drugs can not kill all the mites in the hive, some of them

Melanosis of bees

Melanosis is an infectious disease of the uterus, accompanied by the cessation of egg laying, the formation of a fecal plug and the blackening of the ovaries. The causative agent of the disease – Melanosella

Meleoz bees

Meleosis is an invasive disease caused by the parasitization of the larvae of Meloe beetles on the body of bees. The disease is usually short-lived, manifested by the excitement, anxiety of the bees and the

How to make a heat chamber for processing bees

To increase the efficiency of anti-varrotic treatment of bees, we produced a thermocamera, the structure of which has been described with some modifications. The frame of the thermal chamber is made of bars measuring 30X30

Processing of bees by folbeks

When processing bees with folbeks in the hive, there must be an empty space so that the strip of this drug can hang freely. For this purpose, in a multi-hull hive, one or two frames