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Another bee disease confirmed nationally

Beekeepers are resigned to having to manage another bee disease: hive testing has revealed the presence of Nosema ceranae in both the North and South islands. Read more

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Bee-Killing Parasite Genome Sequenced

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have sequenced the genome of a parasite that can kill honey bees. Nosema ceranae is one of many pathogens suspected of contributing to the current bee population decline, termed colony collapse disorder (CCD). Read more

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Nosema ceranae – a new threat to Apis mellifera honey bees

In 1995, Professor Ingemar Fries of the Swedish Agricultural University, Uppsala and an expert on Nosema in bees, visited China where he described a new microsporidium, Nosema ceranae, in indigenous honey bees Apis cerana. Read more

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