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Beginners’ Course – 11
August 1, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
(11) Saturday 1st August. 2.00 pm Tutors; KO, MW, A S,
Pests & Diseases Revision
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.