Tag Archives: Module 3

Honey bee pests, diseases and poisoning exam feedback

In March this year I took the British Beekeeper Association’s Module 3 Honey bee Pests, Diseases and Poisoning exam. I was lucky enough to pass, but still asked for feedback as the examiners always give titbits of information I’ve never come … Continue reading

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10th Honey bee pests, diseases and poisoning revision post: Braula coeca: the ‘bee louse’

The BBKA’s Module 3 syllabus says ‘The Candidate shall be able to give: …an outline account of the life cycle of Braula coeca, its effect on the colony and a description of the differences between adult Braula and Varroa”. This … Continue reading

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9th Honey bee pests, diseases and poisoning revision post: chilled brood and neglected drone brood

A 9th revision post for the British Beekeeping Association’s Module 3 Honey bee Pests, Diseases and Poisoning exam, which I’m taking in March. I’m doing the BBKA’s correspondence course, so my tutor, Pam Hunter, sets me papers which she then marks. The second question … Continue reading

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8th Honey bee pests, diseases and poisoning revision post: collecting laboratory samples

An 8th revision post for the British Beekeeping Association’s Module 3 Honey bee Pests, Diseases and Poisoning exam, which I’m taking in March. I’m doing the BBKA’s correspondence course, so I have a tutor setting me papers which she then marks. I’ve just sent … Continue reading

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7th Honey bee pests, diseases and poisoning revision post: Being a bee detective – investigating the death of a colony

Being a bee detective – investigating the death of a honey bee colony Continue reading

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6th Honey bee pests, diseases and poisoning revision post: diagnosing and treating for acarine (tracheal) mites, and a bit of beekeeping history

A 6th revision post for the British Beekeeping Association’s Module 3 Honey bee Pests, Diseases and Poisoning exam, which I plan to take in March. I’m taking the BBKA’s correspondence course, so I have a tutor setting me papers which she then marks. I’m … Continue reading

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5th Honey bee pests, diseases and poisoning revision post: nosema, acarine and amoeba.

The lifecycle and development of nosema, acarine and amoeba within honey bees. Continue reading

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