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BEGINNERS’ MAIN COURSE – Pests & Diseases Revision
July 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Checking for brood disease.
Notifiable diseases & the National Bee Unit.
Learning how to recognise healthy brood comb and normal behaviour of the bees.
Checking for other pests & diseases: wax moth, chalk brood, sac brood, acarine, nosema, etc.
Importance of brood comb renewal.
Adult bee diseases and pests. Link between varroa & virus’.
Assessing natural mite drop counts and the need for varroa and nosema controls.
Tutors; KO, MW, AS,