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BBKA Basic Certificate

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Reaction to smoke
Blocks pheromone transmission

Triggers gorging on honey- evacuation response
Alarm pheromone
isopentyl acetate

2-heptanone
Smoke reduces the .......... response of antennae
Electroantennograph
Number of bees required

Adult disease diagnosis sample
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AFB A=
After sealing cell
AFB wax cappings 4
Sunken Perforated Dark Greasy
AFB patchy or ............. appearance
Pepper pot
AFB smell
Unpleasant
AFB shiney cell due to
dried scale
AFB ropiness test
insert matchstick
30mm mucus thread
EFB E=
Early infection before sealed
EFB larave lie
unnaturally
EFB larvae before drying to a loose scale 4
Collapse melted yellowy brown
EFB smell
Very unpleasant
EFB ropiness test
no roping
Chalkbrood perforated cappings over cells containing
White mummies
Chalkbrood affects only
sealed brood
Sacbrood affects only
sealed brood
Sacbrood virus chinese slipper refers to
yellow fluid filled sacs
Sacbrood ropiness test
Watery contents will not rope
Bald brood
abnormal cell cappings
Chilled brood dead larvae in all stages, unsealed colour
dark brown or black
Black queen cell virus similar to
sacbrood
Bee space
4.5 to 8 mm

6 to 9mm
Gap size filled with propolis
less 4mm
Queen excluder gap
4.3mm
Pollen stripper square mesh gap
5mm
Drone excluder
5.2 to 5.4mm
Single bee intercomb gap
6mm
Capped brood gap two bees
9mm
Brace comb
more then 9mm
Spacing of frames in brood box
Narrow spacing
Spacing of frames in super
Wide spacing
Spacing of foundation frames
Narrow spacing until drawn
Narrow spacing
Yorkshire spacer
Hoffman frames
Metal and Plastic lug ends
Castelatted spacers