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European Foulbrood Treatment and Management for Honey Bees

The honey bee colony in the beehive is one large organism, because each bee depends on the other to survive. A disease affecting any bee in the beehive can cause a lot of damage to the entire honey bee colony. The European foulbrood disease is one such affliction of honey bees. It is caused by a bacterium called Melissococcus Plutonius. European foulbrood has spread around the world and is today impacting honey bee colonies in all beekeeping regions. This guide sheds light on European foulbrood treatment and management for honey bees. It also explores the effects of the disease on beehive products including honey.

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