Development of treatment options for European foulbrood

Summary

unknown

Program

Honey Bee

Research Organisation

New South Wales Department of Industry and Investment for and on behalf of the State of NSW - Inactive

Objective Summary

1. To determine the minimum infectious dose of Melissococcus pluton required to initiate European foulbrood (EFB) in artifically raised honey bee larvae. 2. To determine whether 8 fatty acids (previously demonstrated to inhibit the growth of M. pluton) can protect honey bee larvae from infection with M. pluton. 3. To determine the minimum inhibitory concentration of oxytetracycline to M. pluton in artifically raised honey bee larvae.

Project Code

PRJ-000492

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Sunday, January 1, 2006

Project Completion Date

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

Safeguarding Australia

National Priority

Biosecurity

National Priority

HBE-Improve understanding of nutrition best practice and disease interaction

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Related publications

24.02.10

Treating European Foulbrood in Australian Honeybees