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  • 10 Best Treatments for Varroa Mites
    10 Best Treatments for Varroa Mites
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    Beekeepers go through a lot of hurdles to keep their honey bee colonies safe, and Varroa mites are their one of the top 5 problems. These little annoying creatures ruin the entire beehive if not treated right at initial stages. And so, here are the 10 best treatments to get rid of Varroa mites and keep your bee colony safe.

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  • Homemade Treatment For Varroa Mites
    Homemade Treatment For Varroa Mites
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    Varroa mite treatment is important to make sure you do not face any loss because of these creatures. The first thing that comes in mind when talking about controlling varroa mites is the commercially sold products. But Varroa mites can also be controlled using homemade mite treatment alternatives. Homemade treatment for mites is considered safer in comparison to chemical products. If you are facing problems related to Varroa mites and looking for the best homemade varroa mite treatment,...

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  • Taktic Bee Treatment For Varroa Mites
    Taktic Bee Treatment For Varroa Mites
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    What is Varroa Mites? Varroa mites are one of the most dangerous pests for a bee colony. It can cause massive destruction and it adversely affects your business. Taktic bee treatment is an effective way to protect your bee colony from Varroa mites. The treatment is very helpful to the beekeepers who are constantly facing varroa mite related problems in their beehives. The best part about this treatment is that it is completely safe for both the honey producers and consumers. It is a...

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  • What Does The Varroa Mite Do To Bees?
    What Does The Varroa Mite Do To Bees?
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    Varroa mites can destroy colonies of bees and they can go undetected for a long time. Hence it is necessary to keep bee vigilant of these sangerous parasites else they can consume the colony of bees in no time.

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  • Varroa Mites Life Cycle
    Varroa Mites Life Cycle
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    It is important to be aware of the Varroa mites’ life cycle if you are a beekeeper. Varroa Mites are red-brown color tiny but powerful external parasites to the honeybees. They are better called as the Varroa destructor that can lead to the destruction of an entire honey bee hive. This tiny destructive creature reproduces and feeds on the bees. Bee hemolymph or bee blood is their main food. Also, they carry different severe diseases which cause malformation and weaken of the honey bees over...

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  • How Long Do Varroa Mites Live?
    How Long Do Varroa Mites Live?
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    Varroa mites are a parasite of the honey bees – where there are honey bees, there are Varroa mites. A beekeeper should always keep an eye for this parasite because it is a very nasty infestation that can destroy an entire colony of bees. These tiny parasites initially attack a bee colony externally. They place themselves on the larvae or brood and even on the adult bees. Varroa mites feed on hemolymph present in the circulatory system and make the brood and the bees susceptible to diseases.

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  • How to Control Bee Mites
    How to Control Bee Mites
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    Honey bees are an important part of the environment because they are responsible for pollination. They play an important role in the agricultural sector and are also a source of income for the beekeepers. Beekeeping has now become quite popular and many people consider keeping an apiary for their livelihood.

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  • Where Do Varroa Mites Come From?
    Where Do Varroa Mites Come From?
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    Varroa mite is definitely a stress factor to the beekeepers as they can lead to the death of a bee colony over time. So, these mites should not be overlooked anyhow. They are very tiny in size, but their power is great enough to destroy a big honey bee colony. How the mites lead their life is by attaching to a bee. Their entire life cycle is completed on a bee in a honey beehive. In other words, Varroa mite can’t exist without a bee. But, the question is where do they come from? When they...

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  • Varroa Mites Treatment with Oxalic Acid
    Varroa Mites Treatment with Oxalic Acid
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    An awareness of Varroa mites is important and so is the proper usage of treatments to get rid of these tiny annoying creatures. Varroa mites breed on Honey bees’ blood and therefore causing problems for beehives as well as beekeepers. Therefore, keeping updated knowledge to use treatments over these mites is important. Today, we shall talk about Oxalic Acid treatment for Varroa mites.

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  • When You Should Treat Your Bees for Mites
    When You Should Treat Your Bees for Mites
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    Bees and Mites have a longer relationship than you can guess, and how to get rid of them is also a very popular question. There are a number of treatments available in the market that you can use on the Varroa mites, but the major question is when should you treat the beehives for maximum effect? In this article, we shall discuss when to treat your bees to get rid of mites.

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  • Apistan Vs. Apivar- Which One Is Better
    Apistan Vs. Apivar- Which One Is Better
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    Various products have been launched in the market concerning Varroa mites control in apiaries. They are manufactured and sold by several industries engaged in beekeeping or related business. All of these promise to wipe out mite infestation in a short time. Apistan and Apivar both belong to the mite control niche. This article is all about a comparison of their quality of work, sustainability, effectiveness, and duration until their effect lasts. It will help beekeepers to make a better...

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  • How To Use Essential Oils To Control Honey Bees Mites
    How To Use Essential Oils To Control Honey Bees Mites
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     Mites are one of the threats that is rotting honey industry by sometimes causing death of the entire colony. They render bees incapable of producing honey and carrying out pollination. Thereby the use of essential oils saves bees from mites and beekeepers from economic loss. Even among the mites, Varroa mites are considered to incur a greater loss to honey colonies globally. They are the vectors which carry harmful and destructive bacteria as well as fungal parasites, thus making bees...

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