Honeybee Pests And Diseases In Nepal: A Review
Rakshya Aryal, Ananta Dhakal
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Apiculture has been in practice since ancient times in Nepal and is one of the most potential countries for beekeeping. Despite having diverse bee species mostly, Apis mellifera occupies prominent position in beekeeping. Beekeeping in Nepal also faces the problem of several disease and pests that attack adults and brood bees. This condition lays a fundamental practice among all to identify the major disease and pest commonly occurring. This helps in applying the best possible control measures for profitable and prosperous beekeeping in Nepal.