Thursday, June 13, 2024

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Native bees are not affected by varroa mite (Supplied by Denis Crawford of Graphic Science)
Pest and Diseases

The impact of varroa mite

By Denis Crawford

Varroa mite, the invasive parasite of European honey bees, has been detected in NSW. The current outbreak is very concerning but is there possibly a silver lining to this outbreak?

At the time of writing this article, the NSW outbreak of varroa mite (Varroa destructor) appears to be contained.… Continue reading

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