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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How to Protect Bees Against Varroa Mites?
    How to Protect Bees Against Varroa Mites?
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    Bees have been struggling against Varroa mites from ages, and beekeepers are trying to deal with this problem to keep their hives safe. A number of natural, chemical, and medicinal products as well as techniques are available in the market to reduce and even eliminate the problem of Varroa mites. But the problem is which method to trust and what to avoid? Here in this article, we shall see the medication as well as natural ways to keep the mite’s problem at bay. So, here is how you should...

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  • How Bees Make Honey?
    How Bees Make Honey?
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    Honey Bees are known for their efficiency. One can compare the working efficiency of honey bees to that of a man. In a beehive, each bee is assigned with a special task which results in the smooth functioning of the whole system of collecting nectar and making honey and the honeycomb. Honey is prepared by a particular type of bee called Apis mellifera. On an average a beehive consists of 40000 to 50000 bees, most of the bees in a hive are workers who keep on collecting nectar and pollens...

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  • How to Clean Beekeeping Gloves Clean
    How to Clean Beekeeping Gloves Clean
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    Beekeeping is a strenuous job and because the beehives need to be cleaned at regular intervals. Beehives will gather propolis, old wax, dirt, debris of the hives and bad honey. Dirty hives invite pests, parasites and diseases. Cleaning their hives make the gloves dirty and sticky with the remains of the beehive and the stings that have been left by bees on them while you were doing your job. Here is a short guide on how to clean the dirty bee gloves.

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  • How to Choose the Right Bee Brush
    How to Choose the Right Bee Brush
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    A bee brush is an important tool for a beekeeper. It comes handy while removing the bees, especially when one doesn’t resort to using fume boards or escapes to remove them from the honey. The bee brush also comes in handy while removing honey from the honey-supers and when they are massing.

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  • Do the Mining Bees Sting
    Do the Mining Bees Sting
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    Miner bees are also referred to as digger bees. Their scientific name is ‘Andrena,’ and there are more than 1,300 species of them across the world. They are black and yellow in color and dig burrows in the ground. They are solitary bees and do not swarm. Mining bees live individually and the female rear their young in the burrows they dig. If your garden soil is moist and suitable for their living, you may find several bees nesting in the same area.

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  • Myths About Mason Bees
    Myths About Mason Bees
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    For those who love bees, raising bees can be enormously satisfying. Over the years, interest in beekeeping has increased a lot. There are several factors responsible for the increase in the desire to raise honey. It could be producing honey, having an extra source of income and more. But before you get yourself some bees and a beehive, how much do you really know about bees, especially mason bees? Mason bees are very easy to raise. They are gentle by disposition and are known for their...

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