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AgGuide – Healthy Bees

AgGuide – Healthy Bees

$25.00 inc. GST

Pests and diseases can attack specific stages in the lifecycle of the honey bee. The vigilant apiarist understands the range of diseases and disorder and take preventative and remedial measures to manage the hive. This book describes the structure of the colony and what to do when things go wrong.

This publication covers the management of pests, diseases and other disorders of the honey bee. 75 Pages

  • The honey bee
  • Colony size
  • Nutrition
  • Effects of seasons and location
  • Disease and disorder
  • Strategies to prevent disease
  • Diseases of brood
  • Diseases of adult honey bees
  • Hive pests
  • Exotic pests
  • Surveillance and response to exotic pests and disease
  • Honey bees and the law
  • Glossary of terms