Honey Bee Diagnostic Services
Causative Agent: Amoeba
- Infects the malpighian tubules and prevents wastes from being filtered out of hemolymph
- Most common in the spring
- Typically found in association with Nosema and controlling Nosema normally takes care of both problems
Other Useful Sites:
Root, A. I. (1990) The ABC & XYZ of bee culture 40 th ed. A.I Root Co. Medina, OH.
Morse, R.A. & R. Nowogrodzki (eds). 1990. Honey bee pests, predators and diseases . Cornell University Press Ithaca , NY .
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