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diseases

"The ability to recognise healthy brood helps in the recognition of unhealthy brood"

The honeybee is subject to a variety of diseases that seriously effects its health and longevity.  Some of the more serious diseases are legally notifiable and beekeepers are obligated to report these diseases to the National Bee Unit.

This section contains a summary of the more common diseases.

Diseases

NOTIFIABLE DISEASES

VIRAL DISEASES

OTHER DISORDERS OF THE BROOD

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