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HONEY BEE DISEASES AND PESTS - SPIVAK/REUTER 2016
« on: February 23, 2017, 09:31:12 pm »
this is an excellent manual on honey bee diseases and pests by dr. marla spivak and gary reuter of the university of minnesota.  this is a great reference and some good reading for new beeks as well as older beeks.  i have had the privilege of meeting dr. spivak and gary reuter. 
their research and continuing education to the beekeeping community is incredible, and this updated and now free pdf publication is very nice to have for reference. lot's of good info!

feel free to comment or ask questions!

i have uploaded and attached the pdf copy and also provided the link to the pdf file:

link here:

HONEY BEE DISEASES AND PESTS SPIVAK/REUTER U OF M 2016

if the link gets broken i have uploaded the file to my post, attached below.

Honey Bee Diseases and Pests 2016
By Dr. Marla Spivak, Mr. Gary S. Reuter
Department of  Entomology and Minnesota Extension Service
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, Minnesota

To the reader:
This booklet contains up-to-date information on controlling diseases, parasitic mites and other pests of honey bees. It is extremely important   
for beekeepers to keep abreast of all the latest information on new bee diseases and pests and   how best to control them.  It is the responsibility   
of every beekeeper to   maintain healthy   bees   and to keep hive    products free of   chemical residues.   

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

OUR PHILOSOPHY

COMB REPLACEMENT
   Beeswax and Pesticides   
   Beeswax and Disease
   Old Combs
   Replace Your Old Combs

DISEASES
   American Foulbrood (AFB)
   European  Foulbrood (EFB)
   Chalkbrood
   Nosema
   Viruses

MITES
   Tracheal Mites
   Varroa Mites

PESTS
   Small Hive Beetles
   Wax Moths
   Mice
   Skunks
   Bears

COLOR PLATES

Resistant Bees & Resistance Management


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