Bees in danger

April 1992
New Scientist;4/25/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1818, p10
Reveals that the first outbreak in Britain of the bee disease varroasis, now taking hold in England, has prompted the government to waive its lengthy vetting arrangements for the licensing of new agrochemicals. Special exception made in the case of apistan; Not approved for use in Britain but has been rushed through to help.


Related Articles

  • Availability of medicines for bees. Spagnuolo-Weaver, Martha // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;8/15/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 7, p215 

    A letter to the editor is presented regarding medicines for varroosis, a serious disease of bees caused by a parasitic mite.

  • Russian bees could hold cure for mite problem.  // American Nurseryman;11/1/95, Vol. 182 Issue 9, p22 

    Reports that researchers at the US Department of Agriculture are developing new strategies for fighting parasitic varroa and tracheal mites which threatened the population of domestic bees in the country. Researchers' study of Russian bees that have genetic resistance to the varroa mite; Crop...

  • Microbes help bees battle chalkbrood. Wood, Marcia // Agricultural Research;Aug98, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p16 

    Reveals that some helpful microbes may protect bees from Ascosphaera apis fungus that causes chalkbrood disease. How to fight chalkbrood; Findings of Martha A. Gilliam's research.

  • For your own good.  // Discover;Aug95, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p18 

    Reports on the infection of bees by an intestinal parasite called Crithidia bombi. Spread of parasite to other comb residents; Infection of the first bee of a colony; Effect of a flower's architecture on parasite transmission.

  • HAWAII IN TROUBLE. Harmon, Alan // Bee Culture;Feb2011, Vol. 139 Issue 2, p73 

    The article reports that beekeepers in Hawaii have been losing thousands of beehives due to pests and disease and have been complaining about the lack of support from the federal and state government.

  • Butter up those bees.  // American Nurseryman;12/15/94, Vol. 180 Issue 12, p20 

    Focuses on research showing that beehives can be safeguarded against tracheal mites with homemade patties of shortening and sugar. Ability to give bees a thin coating of oil that either kills the mites or hinders their spread.

  • Study into bee colony collapse finds links to insecticide.  // Horticulture Week;2/3/2012, p22 

    The article discusses the effect of systemic insecticide Imidacloprid on Bee colony leading to its collapse and making it vulnerable to fungal parasite Nosema infection.

  • Watching out for honey bees. Adams, Sean // Agricultural Research;Jul93, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p12 

    Features the Bee Research Laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland, a laboratory service helping protect valuable insect pollinators. Seeing which problems affect the bees; Diseases and pests threatening the honey bees; Bee disease I.D. program.

  • Immunity for Insects. Smith, Lindsay N. // National Geographic;Feb2016, Vol. 229 Issue 2, p10 

    The article talks about vaccinations for protection of bees from diseases such as American foulbrood, as disease-causing bacteria is transferred from the queen bee to her offspring or egg.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics