American foulbrood control: the New Zealand approach

publication date: Jun 1, 2005
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Bee World Vol.86 (2) 2005 pp. 44 - 45
Article TitleAmerican foulbrood control: the New Zealand approach
Author(s)Mark Goodwin
AbstractNew Zealand's history of American foulbrood disease control goes back to 1906 when the Government instigated a programme of hive checking and burning infected colonies. Since then, after several changes in policy, New Zealand’s approach is to eradicate completely AFB.
KeywordsAmerican fouldbrood, Paenibacillus larvae, honey bees, brood diseases, control methods, New Zealand