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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Disease & Pest Information
Causes, effects, symtoms and precautions against spread of honeybee diseases.

Disease Diagnosis Service
A service for the diagnosis of bee diseases provided by the laboratory for beekeepers and state inspectors.

How to Submit Samples
How and where to send samples of adult bees or brood for diagnosis.
Diagnosis of Honey Bee Diseases Agricultrual Handbook No.690  
This handbook describes laboratory techniques used to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities on the honey bee and to identify other parasites and pests.
Resistance Test
How use Apistan® and CheckMite+TM strips to test for resistance of mites to chemical controls.

ARS Bee Bibliography (Currently Unavailable)
Searchable database of over 30,000 records in the historical Beekeeping Bibliography (1925 to 1972), with link to the National Agricultural Library's Agricola database containing post-'72 bibliography.

Beenome Group
Bee Lab and Genbank data, and publications about genome research on honeybees and pests.

Publications
Recent Bee Lab publications and publication lists of Bee Lab scientists.

 


Last Modified: 1/19/2010
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