Tag Archives: nosema

Pollen, nosema and the case of three missing queens

This Saturday Tom ran a nosema IDing demo at the apiary. He had a microscope attached to his laptop so that he could show us what he was seeing on the screen and even take photos. After finding zero nosema in … 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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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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4th Honey bee pests, diseases and poisoning revision post: viral diseases, patchy brood, bald brood, stone brood and nosema

I’ve now received my first set of feedback from my BBKA correspondence course tutor, Pam Hunter. She went through all my answers very thoroughly and gave me the additional advice “Try not to be dogmatic – ‘may’ rather than ‘will’ … Continue reading

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