foulbrood


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foul·brood

 (foul′bro͞od′)
n.
Either of two fatal diseases that affect honeybee larvae, caused by the bacteria Paenibacillus larvae and Melissococcus plutonius.

foulbrood

(ˈfaʊlˌbruːd)
n
(Veterinary Science) a disease of honeybees

foul•brood

(ˈfaʊlˌbrud)

n.
any of several bacterial diseases of honeybee larvae marked by putrefaction of body tissues.
[1860–65]
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American and European foulbrood diseases were not found in all the colonies subjected to the pathology tests.
Probably foulbrood, but none of the four books I had contained a section on diseases.
Preparation of disease-free colonies for drone mother colonies starts in the autumn to control varroa, Tracheal mites, Nosema, European and American foulbrood, chalkbrood and virus infections the following spring.
The European Commission identifies disease and viruses such as Varroa destructor, American foulbrood, European foulbrood, Nosema spp.
New Zealand's freedom from bee pests and diseases such as European Foulbrood, tracheal and other parasitic mites and the Small Hive Beetle is threatened by the incursion risks that accompany international trade, the arrival of Varroa illustrating the inadequacy of biosecurity precautions.
Insecticides killing bees was a concern, but American foulbrood disease was the biggest problem.
The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of Paenibacillus larvae in honey bee's colonies kept in Jordan, depending on disease symptoms, microbiological methods and PCR technique and to confirm the presence of causative agent of American Foulbrood (AFB) disease in Jordan using microbiological methods and PCR technique.
Varroa, Wax Moths, American foulbrood, Chalkbrood, Cripaviridae & CCD (Colony Collapse Disorder).
They will test for resistance to the varroa mite, which has caused a rapid decline in the UK bee population, and the bacterium Paenibacillus larvae, which is responsible for American Foulbrood, one of the most destructive bee diseases.
They will test for resistance to the Varroamite,whichhascausedarapid decline in the UK bee population, and the bacterium Paenibacillus larvae, which is responsible for American Foulbrood, one of the most destructive bee diseases.
Paenibacillus larvae is a spore-forming gram-positive microorganism known for its ability to cause American foulbrood, a severe and notifiable disease of honey bees (Apis mellifera) (4) (Figure).
The usual causes of honeybee deaths include varroa mites, hive beetles, and American foulbrood (a bacterial disease rapidly becoming resistant to antibiotic treatment).