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Title: Effects and control of wax moth in bee industry

Date Published: 2012
Author/s: NaLIRRI
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Affiliation: NARO, NaLIRRI


Wax moth is one the most destructive pests in beekeeping. The lay may eggs in the hive and their larvae look like maggots. Both the larvae and the adults feed on the combs and destroy the wax. The larvae burrow into the combs leaving a soft cob-web.

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