Control of European Foulbrood Disease of the Honey Bee1,2
Authors: SHIMANUKI, H.; LEHNERT, T.; KNOX, D. A.; HERBERT JR., E. W.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 62, Number 4, August 1969 , pp. 813-814(2)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:A field test was made in Red Lion, New Jersey, to compare effectiveness of Terramycin® and ethylene oxide against European foulbrood disease. Both Terramycin and ethylene oxide reduced the severity of the disease. but neither completely prevented recurrence. The relative populations of colonies established in equipment fumigated with ethylene oxide were larger than the populations in either the untreated controls or the colony fed Terramycin.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 1969-08-01
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