We represents you about the main basic reason and their treatment of pests problems & solutions in bee’s.
MAIN BEE PESTS
Providing ant pans around the bases of the stand or oil bands over the stands.
Destroy the under ground ants nests by pouring 0.1% cypermethirin emulsion.
The solution of wasps
- Reducing the width of the alighting board of the hive to prevent the sitting of the wasps near the entrance.
- Destroy the wasps nest by burning them.
Wax Beetles Reasons and the solutionsIt is found in the hives under unhygienic conditions feeding on the debris and old combs in weak colonies. Periodical examination of empty combs and regular cleaning of the bottom board will control it.
The small bee-eater, It is quite often seen near apiaries sitting on tall grasses telephone wires or other vantage points As soon as it sees a flying bee, it swoops at her and catches her in the long sharp beak eating birds.
Toads and frogs are wide spread in India and are seen near hives or water bodies and cause damage to honey bees.
To avoid the monkey and bears you can fencing with wire of thrones. Steel wired net is also used to stop to the reach of the apiary.