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Honey Bee Diagnostic Services


Causative Agent: Bacteria

Range: Only know from the Southeastern United States of America

This disease was prevalent in the 1930's in some southern states. It is believed that the causative agent is closely related to European Foulbrood, however the disease has not been observed anywhere since the 1930's. In light of this, information about the disease is largely unknown.

Life cycle:



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References used:

Root, A. I. (1990) The ABC & XYZ of bee culture 40 th ed. A.I Root Co. Medina, OH.


April 3, 2008