I would love to see edward scorching his epe boxes. That might be worth taking a picture of~!
Yes but it very effective in disease control but it only works once
Manually scrubbing and disinfectant that kills spores is the way to go with poly hives.
If they have pooped the hive and have a bad case of nosema the hive usually stinks a bit
a microscope with 300- 400X enlarging is needed if you want to test for nosema.