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Varroa – Part 2 : Controlling Varroa Mites

Papua New Guinean beekeepers have suffered from the same species of varroa 10 years longer than Fijians, so we can learn from the PNG experience. Anecdotal evidence from PNG suggests substantial negative impacts on honey production. In the early years, untreated in PNG, it caused bee colony deaths estimated at 60% – 90% in some […]

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Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) Fact Sheet on Varroa Mite - November 2018

Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) Fact Sheet on Varroa Mite – November 2018

The threat of varroa mite Varroa mite, Varroa jacobsoni is a serious external parasite of honeybees. Varroa mite damages honeybees through feeding on the brood and adult bees and transmitting various diseases. The Varroa mite infested colonies are significantly weakened and usually cannot survive for more than one or two years. Varroa mite poses a

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