Diseases that affect bee hives (Apis mellifera) cause significant economic losses in the beekeeping sector. On the other hand, most of the pollination of greenhouse crops such as tomatoes is carried out by commercial hives of bumblebees of the species Bombus terrestris, which are raised on farms for this specific task. These bumblebee farms can be affected by these same diseases and parasites or their specific variants.
Periodic control of hives, both bees and bumblebees, is crucial to prevent the spread of these pathogens and parasites, a good diagnosis of the causative pathogen being crucial when establishing controls and applying an effective treatment.
At Iberogen we work on the diagnosis of diseases that affect bees (Apis sp.) and bumblebees (Bombus sp.), offering a complete genetic and microscopic detection service for pathogens in workers, queens, hives and pollen, allowing our clients to select among our catalog, the specific analyses to your needs.
Catalog of diseases and parasites:
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Detection of infectious microorganisms that cause pathologies using molecular techniques.
Analysis for the detection of parasites and fungi that can cause diseases in birds.
Tests that allow us to establish or rule out family relationships based on the comparison of genetic profiles obtained by genotyping.
Selection of mutations associated with performance in competitions.