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Honey Bee Parasites, Pests, Predators and Diseases

The key to protecting honey bee colonies from harmful diseases, parasites and other problems is the ability to identify problems early. This publication is designed to assist beekeepers in learning to recognize the symptoms of common maladies of the honey bee and to administer approved treatments or control measures.

Normal Honey Bee Development

What to look for in a healthy bee colony.

Honey Bee Parasites

How to spot and treat threats to your colony.

Pests of Honey Bees

Identify common pests in a colony and how to prevent them.

Predators of Honey Bees

View predators common to honey bees.

Diseases of Honey Bees

How to identify and treat a diseased colony.