Knowledge - Advisory Leaflets Fact Sheets

Advisory Leaflets, Training Manuals & Fact Sheets- Bee Base

Advisory Leaflets:

  • Managing Varroa pdf (Last updated Dec 2013)
  • Small Hive Beetle pdf (Last updated Dec 2013)
  • Foulbrood Disease of Honey Bees pdf (Last updated May 2013)
  • Tropilaelaps: Parasitic Mites of Honey Bees pdf (Last updated Dec 2013)
  • Common Pests, Diseases and Disorders of the Adult Honey Bee (pdf) (last updated Dec 2013)
  • The National Bee Unit pdf (Last updated May 2009)
     - Please note this leaflet is no longer available in hard copy.

Best Practice Guidelines:

BBKA Record Keeping


Beginning in 2010 the National Bee Unit is putting together a series of Best Practice Guidelines, which will cover the essentials of the craft of beekeeping. These will be placed on BeeBase as they come available.

Fact Sheets:

  • A Simple Asian Hornet Monitoring Trap pdf
  • Acarine (Tracheal Mites) pdf                                       
  • Apiary Hygiene and Quarantine pdf                              
  • Bee Medicines pdf                                                                
  • Bee Safari's pdf
  • Bees pdf                                                      
  • Beltsville and Pyrethroid Resistance Testing pdf
  • Bumblebees pdf                                                        
  • Care of Colonies After Shook Swarms pdf
  • Chronic Bee Paralysis Virus pdf
  • Control of European Foulbrood pdf                                                        
  • Control of Small Hive Beetle pdf                                                                 
  • Fumigating Comb pdf
  • Helping Bees pdf                                                             
  • Hive Cleaning and Sterilisation pdf
  • Open Mesh Floors pdf
  • Oxytetracycline Treatment of Colonies with European Foulbrood pdf
  • Preparing Your Colonies for Winter pdf                                                                           
  • Queen Trapping pdf                             
  • Replacing Old Brood Comb pdf                    
  • Shook Swarming pdf
  • Solitary Bees pdf                                                                  
  • Swarm Control When You Can't Find the Queen pdf
  • Using Artificial Swarming for Varroa Control pdf     
  • Using Drone Brood Removal for Varroa Control pdf  
  • Using Integrated Pest Management for Varroa Control pdf
  • Varroa Control Using Organic Acids pdf
  • Veterinary Medicines Administration Record pdf
  • Wasps pdf
  • Wax Moth pdf

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