Pesticide Poisoning

Pesticides are a big killer of bees---as they have no resistance against the toxic chemicals.

Symptoms

  • Sudden appearance of many dead and weak bees in front of the hive

Cause

  • environment - toxins

Diagnosis

  • Clinical signs
  • Environment

Treatment


Prevention

  • Blooming plants which are attractive to bees should not be sprayed with pesticides. If it must be applied, applying at dusk when the bees are in the hives is best.

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