American foulbrood disease Paenibacillus larvae in New South Wales Apiaries, Survey Results 2006


The New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) conducted a mail survey of beekeepers registered with NSW DPI in May 2006. The purpose being to establish current benchmark information on industry practices and to obtain an estimated dollar value for the damage and control costs from American Foulbrood Disease (AFB) to the NSW beekeeping industry.

Information provided within this report includes:

  • survey method
  • survey returns
  • results
  • recommendations developed from the survey results
  • acknowledgements
  • appendix


Report Number 4

Published: 01 May 2007