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Honey Bee Disease Diagnostics and Research Conducted at the USDA Bee Lab- a NY Bee Wellness webinar

- September 21, 2021 -


Sep 21, 2021    
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Sep 21, 2021 07:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

You must register at least 1 hour before the webinar begins!
This is a listen only webinar; questions can be submitted during the session.

Mr. Samuel Abban is the director of the USDA National Honey Bee Disease Service,
Screening and monitoring the prevalence of American and European foulbrood diseases, Nosema infection, Varroa and honeybee tracheal mites, as well as other common pests and pathogens in U.S colonies. We are also in a key position to recognize and identify novel or emerging pest and diseases that we may encounter through apiary inspectors or beekeepers. We support various scientific research projects conducted at the USDA Bee Lab aimed at identifying new controls to reduce the impact of pests and pathogens on honey bee health.