Exotic Pest Reporting
Scott Bauer, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
Varroa mite (Varroa destructor) is a mite of bees. It is a native of Asia and was first detected in Florida in the 1980's.
This parasite is passed by contact from colony to colony and affects both adults and young.
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08/07/2017 - Finally, a little good news for American honeybees
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08/09/2016 - Protecting Honey Bees From Pesticides
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07/02/2014 - Bloodsucking Mite Threatens UK Honeybees
06/04/2014 - USDA Considers Ways to Stabilize Hives
04/17/2014 - Minimizing Honey Bee Exposure to Pesticides
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