Published date: 20 March 2023

Mobile clinics for early detection of bee diseases in Makkah Al-Mukarramah

The director of the mobile bee clinics project at the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Dr. Rola Kutbi: The clinics, which are equipped with a special laboratory, for the early detection of honey bee diseases, aim to contribute to achieving the Ministry's vision in developing beekeeping in the Kingdom, by providing a rapid service for diagnosing diseases and pests that affect bee colonies, and recommending control methods to help beekeepers improve performance. sects, achieving higher economic returns, and providing the best services to beekeepers and those interested in beekeeping in all regions.

She explained that the team of specialists in the clinic examines the bee sects within the scope of the clinic's work in each region, governorate or center, and helps in taking measures to reduce infection or disease, in addition to providing health care for the apiaries, which includes diagnosing pests and diseases, and providing medicines and nutrition.