The Varroa Mite

Life cycle of varroa mites and their effect on honey bee colonies

*UPDATE* Varroa mites feed off bees’ fat body tissues and not bee blood. Check out Samuel Ramsey’s research here: https://youtu.be/Fyfyj-2O47Q

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TOOLS FOR VARROA MANAGEMENT GUIDE

The Honey Bee Health Coalition offers a guide for managing Varroa.

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