During this month's series, we have talked a lot about bee health. We have seen how management influences honey bee health and I tried to explain how this affects also the health of non-managed bee… continue reading
Try to think of the last time you had a heavy cold. You felt weak and not really motivated to work, right? Diseases obviously affect our capacities, from being sluggish because of a cold to… continue reading
The discussion about bee declines - as the term "bee health" - often refers to honey bees. This is due to the universal use of "bees" for "honey bees", one of the simplifications I already… continue reading
In my work, I discuss bee health mainly related to honey bees. But of course, if we talk "bees" it's all about the whole 20,000 species worldwide. And as all organisms, bees - each of… continue reading
Like any organism, bees have diseases. In honey bees, there are treatments against the Varroa mite. With other diseases, the beekeeper just can give some help, like chosing the right place for the apiary etc.… continue reading
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