Chalkbrood disease in honey bees.

  title={Chalkbrood disease in honey bees.},
  author={Katherine A. Aronstein and Kevin D. Murray},
  journal={Journal of invertebrate pathology},
  volume={103 Suppl 1},
Chalkbrood is a fungal disease of honey bee brood caused by Ascosphaera apis. This disease is now found throughout the world, and there are indications that chalkbrood incidence may be on the rise. In this review we consolidate both historic knowledge and recent scientific findings. We document the worldwide spread of the fungus, which is aided by increased… CONTINUE READING