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In recent years, these essential species have suffered population losses, due in part to loss of habitat, bee pests and parasites.
The varroa mite is one of the most dangerous bee pests worldwide.
Africa is not excluded; Oyerinde and Ande [2] reported the impacts of bee pests on colony establishment in Kwara State in Nigeria which resulted in 15% decline in honey bee colony establishment in some of the Local Government areas.
New Zealand's freedom from bee pests and diseases such as European Foulbrood, tracheal and other parasitic mites and the Small Hive Beetle is threatened by the incursion risks that accompany international trade, the arrival of Varroa illustrating the inadequacy of biosecurity precautions.
The global decline in bee populations has been attributed to the spread of bee pests and diseases such as the Varroa mite, habitat destruction and agricultural chemicals, particularly pesticides.
Let's assume that you are familiar with manipulating the frames of the colony now and have a rough working knowledge of honey bee pests, parasites and diseases.
For example, says Evans, while several related mite species are potential honey bee pests, it now appears that only one has made this leap.
BASF is also actively involved in improving bee health by developing new products to control bee pests, pathogens and diseases.
The same holds true for other bee pests and diseases not found in the United States.
Chair of the Pollination R&D Committee Gerald Martin says PHA s free Biosecurity Online Training (BOLT) system, developed through funding from the Pollination Program, provides all beekeepers with the knowledge to detect bee pests early and minimise the spread of potential pest incursions.