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Offline SlickMick

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AFB and the SHB
« on: May 27, 2009, 09:43:59 PM »
Now that it seems as though I have both AFB and the SHB (under control) in one of my hives I have been wondering if the SHB will carry the AFB spores from one hive to another.

Or will the SHB larva from an infected hive carry the spores with it into the ground and then carry them when they become beetles

To me, vexing questions  :?


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Re: AFB and the SHB
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2009, 11:27:07 PM »
Just as likely that the drones, drift bees, and robbers will spread the spores just as well as any SHB could... :'(

Sorry to hear about it. -r