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Small Hive Beetle Update

A new case of Small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) has been confirmed in the Gioia Tauro area of Calabria, Italy. Further details can be found on the Italian National Reference Laboratory website. UK authorities remain active in preparing and monitoring for the Small hive beetle. Contingency training exercises were run by the …

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Small Hive Beetle

On September 11 2014, the Italian National Reference Centre for beekeeping confirmed the first detection of the presence of Small hive beetle (SHB) in South West Italy, in the port city of Gioia Tauro. An exclusion zone was put in place by the Italian authorities to prevent the exportation of bees …

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