Category: Other

Nosema Ceranae, Overlooked Honey Bee Enemy

As one of the possible causes of honey bee losses, the gut pathogen Nosema ceranae has proved controversial. It seems accountable for colony losses in Spain, yet elsewhere it seems not to cause obvious problems despite...

Plant protection products

Apel for users of PPP

Beekeeping in the modern world has economic importance. Bee products such as honey, pollen, wax, propolis, royal jelly and bee venom are important as a raw material for the production of certain food and...

Honeycomb

Disinfecting Honey Comb with Ozone

Sometimes even honey bees need help with “housekeeping,” especially when it comes to cleaning their honeycombs once the honey’s been removed. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research has shown that fumigating honeycombs with ozone gas can...