Varroa Destructor and Ascarapis WoodiSmall parasitic mites that infect the airways of the honey bee.
Nosema ApisA spore forming parasite that invades the intestinal tract of adult bees.
Small Hive BeetleA small, dark coloured beetle that lives in bee hives
American Foulbrood (AFB)Caused by the spore forming Paenibacillus larvae spp. Is the most widespread and destructive of the bee brood diseases.
European Foulbrood (EFB)A bacterium that infests the guts of bee larvae and is often considered a stress disease
Wax MothWill not attack the bees directly, but feed on the wax
EMF from Mobile/Cell phones and MastsHoneybees become strongly disoriented and suffer from widespread miscommunication that causes them to stop seeking out food and begin swarming.
NeonicotinoidsA relatively new type of insecticide, used in the last 20 years to control a variety of pests, especially sap-feeding insects, such as aphids on cereals, and root-feeding grubs.
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