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Thread: Varroa Control

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greengage View Post
    Has anyone tried Stratiolaelaps scimitus as a means of controling varrora. A predatory mite or Entomopathogenic fungi.
    Our local NBU bee inspectors were giving out packets of a predatory mite that may have been called something like that or very similar, a few years ago.
    Tried it in a few of my hives but couldn't see much difference in a varroa levels.
    They aren't dishing it out any more...

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    Thanks for the Randy Oliver link really interesting, he suggests that the bees happily rear brood under the towels. If DR's about, what do you think about putting an Ox/Gly towel on top of the Snelgrove top section when making the split.

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