Lesson 6.2 Honey Bee Pests

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Honey bee pests: those pesky fellows that do not prey upon bees directly but interfere with honey bee activity and honey bee management and can bring destruction to colonies or equipment. Greater Wax Moth (Galeria mellonella) Wax moths love still, dark, warm, environments. Larvae feed on brood combs and pollen. This pest is rarely a […]

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