Posts Tagged: varroa mite
Beekeepers know the varroa mite as "Public Enemy No. 1." And it's an enemy to be reckoned with,...
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen (second from left) talks to a UC Davis class in the apiary of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. Third from left is forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey, one of the two class instructors.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen shows a frame to the students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Varroa mites are reddish brown. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen reaches for a smoker as a bee (far left) buzzes off. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If you want to take photos of honey bees in flight, do so early in the morning. They don't move as...
Honey bee in flight, heading toward a lavender blossom. Note the varroa mite on her head.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
There's joy on the horizon for beekeepers battling that pesky Varroa mite.They may soon have a...
Varroa Mite on Pupa
Varroa mite on adult bee
Is coconut oil effective in treating varroa mites, those nasty little mites that plague our honey...
Checking the hives
Varroa mites, those blood-sucking little parasites that are major pests of honey bee colonies, can...