European foulbrood is a bacterial disease caused by Melissococcus plutonius. It is highly contagious. The brood are infected by food contaminated with the bacterium. The … Read More
American foulbrood, European foulbrood, hive management
Agrichemicals, Code of Practice, Managing your hives, Nutrition, Pests and diseases
For a colony to show hygienic behaviour, there are three things the workers must do.
The first is detection: a worker bee must sense that … Read More
American foulbrood, brood disease, chalkbrood, European foulbrood, hive management, hygienic behaviour, varroa
Breeding, Managing your hives, Pests and diseases