Exotic Pest Reporting
Paenibacillus larvae larvae
American foulbrood (Paenibacillus larvae larvae) is a bacterial pathogen of Bees. It was first detected in Vermont in 1986.
This ia a severe highly infectious bacterial disease which affects the honeybee, causing larvae to darken and die. Honey bee larvae infected with American foulbrood become a stringy mass of material that later dries and carries the spores that may infect other larvae.
08/09/2017 - Beekeepers unite in Selwyn
06/20/2016 - American foulbrood of Honey Bees