Beekeeping Equipment Reviews

Oxalic Acid Pure Powder for the Treatment of Varroosis Review

Pure Powder Oxalic Acid for Varroa Mite Treatment

Varroa mites are perhaps the most common pest devastating honey bee colonies within the US and beyond. The mite is a close relative to ticks common in livestock. This can explain why it is treated using similar products. Oxalic acid is particularly one of the products that have been tested and proven to work when it comes to the treatment of varroosis. It is an acaricide that is usually applied through three different techniques of treatment: spraying, trickling, and evaporation. It is generally effective in combating the varroa mites and is also tolerable to the honey bees. Oxalic Acid Pure Powder is a special formulation meant for the treatment of varroa mites. It helps in the elimination of other parasites found in the inter-frame space as well.

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Basalt Varroosis Prevention and Treatment Tablets Review

Basalt Varroasis Prevention and Treatment Tablets

The invasive varroa mites are a serious threat to beekeepers. It is believed to have originated from the Far East where its main host is the Asian honey bee. The European bees are a target and are more susceptible to the mites. Various measures have been tested and proven to help counter the varroa mites. One such measure is the use of smoke treatment when it comes to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of varroosis. This method is effective but requires proper timing and adherence to the recommended application procedure.

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Bayvarol Varroa Mite Treatment Review

Bayvarol Varroa Mite Treatment Strips

One of the biggest impacts of varroa mite infestation is colony collapse that is fueled by winter challenges such as food shortage, extremely low temperatures, and predisposition to pests and diseases. If the mites are left uncontrolled, even strong bee colonies can be wiped out in a matter of months. Varroa mites have ferocious appetite and enjoy a shorter life cycle giving them an edge over the honey bee. The Bayvarol strips helps in the diagnosis and treatment of varroa mites. It comprises Flumethrin as its active ingredient. In this article, we will discuss its efficacy and usage.

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Amitraz Plus Strips Varroa Mite Treatment Review

Amitraz Plus Strips for Varroa Mite Treatment

Some of the commonly used methods of dealing with varroa mites include: physical, mechanical, chemical and behavioral. Chemical control measures are generally much more effective, given the fact that they help to completely wipe out the invasive mites. One of the biggest challenges when dealing with varroa mites, is the fact that their developmental stages are well protected courtesy of the encrusted brood cells. This is where they develop rapidly and are able to evade treatment. Amitraz Plus Strips offer a better way of dealing with varroa mites. The potent ingredients in the strips make it possible to target the adult form of the mites. It also remains active and useful for an extended period, making it possible to annihilate the varroa mites that emerge from enclosed brood cells.

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Bipinamite to Combat Varroosis of Bees Review

A product such as Bipinamite is a special formulation that is widely accepted by beekeepers given its efficacy. It however requires strict adherence to stipulated protocols, otherwise mites may develop some resistance, or the honey bee products may become contaminated with chemical residues. In this article, we'll be taking a detailed look at Bipinamite and how you can benefit from its use.

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