List of Common Bee diseases
It is caused by an external parasite (parasite mite Varroa destructor) which is fed with the hemolymph of honeybees.
During and after the attack by varroa, adult bees have distorted or atrophied wings, and short bellies. The spat has symptoms of cannibalizing nymphs or larvae, there are dead bees in sealed cells, dead larvae and dead bees with emerging head and protruding proboscis.
Caused by Nosema aspis and Nosema ceranae.
During and after the attack of Nosema aspis and Nosema ceranae, we find dead bees in front of the hive, the bees crawl or are attached to the ground, there are traces of diarrhea outside or inside the cell and there is population reduction.
It is the disease of the sealed brood and is caused by a spore-forming bacterium Paenibacillus larvae
In this case we observe fry nematode larvae, larvae with characteristic odor, larvae with a dark brown color.
European foulbrood is the disease the unsealed brood and is caused by the bacterium, Melissococcus plutonis.
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10. Bee Diseases
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