Episotological Characteristics of The European Rot Disease of Bees and Measures to Control It

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R.B. Mustafayeva
A.E. Rustamova
T.T. Panahova


The research work was carried out in the private farm of Chaldash village of Gadabay district, in the laboratory of the "Epizootiology, microbiology and parasitology" department of the "Veterinary Medicine" faculty of the Azerbaijan State Agricultural University. During the study, a high yield was obtained during the improvement of the epizootiology features of the European rot disease of bees and the improvement of control measures in the Ganja-Gazakh zone. The dynamics of the mixing of European rot with American rot, the degree of infection and lethality of the disease, the months of the year when these diseases occur and the duration of infection, and the effect of varroosis on the course of these diseases were studied. The main goal of our research work is to investigate the real epizootiology situation of European rot disease among bee families belonging to different breeds and populations, clarify the characteristics of the infectious process in them, prevention of beekeeping tools, equipment, beehive and hive plots, hives, winter beehives used in beekeeping and A system of complex veterinary-sanitary measures against this disease was developed to test sodium hypochlorite, calcium soda, and formaldehyde produced by the local chemical industry for compulsory disinfection.

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