NOSEMA

Nosema can be considered a form of diarrhea for bees. Nosema spores infect the digestive tract of adult bees causing them to defecate inside or down the front of the hive, which facilitates the spread of the disease.

TREATMENT

Young, healthy queens together with a well-fed hive is less likely to get nosema. Fumagillin can be used can be used in the fall to treat hives against this problem.

NOSEMA HONEY BEE DISEASE