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Correct application of formic acid for Varroa mite control

It’s an irritating affair for the Varroa mites: Formic acid is popular among beekeepers to protect their honey bees from these dangerous parasites. But if it’s applied incorrectly, the acid can also harm the bees. A new study sheds light on the process.


Correct application of formic acid for Varroa mite control

AT A GLANCE

// Formic acid is an important tool for beekeepers to fight the Varroa mite.

// Bayer researchers investigated what the most optimal process was for application of the acid.




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Acid vapor baths in the beehive Correct application of formic acid for Varroa mite control
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