American foulbrood: a review of its biology, diagnosis and control

publication date: Jan 7, 2010
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Bee World  Vol.80 (1) 1999 pp. 5 - 23
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Article TitleAmerican foulbrood: a review of its biology, diagnosis and control
Author(s)Henrik Hansen and Camilla Juul Brødsgaard
AbstractAmerican foulbrood (AFB) is a severe bacterial brood disease of honey bees. AFB is lethal to bee colonies if treatment is not carried out. The disease is distributed worldwide and can cause substantial economic losses. Foulbrood was first described in 1769 and although AFB has been in focus for decades it has recently become an increasing problem
KeywordsAmerican foulbrood, Honey bees
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