Spraying Bees with Sugar Syrup to Controll Varroa Mites with Less Passive Impacts

Authors:Frauke Schneider, Salah Ismail


Bees (Apis mellifera) are very valuable to agriculture. Bees are the main target of many pests and parasites, including pests. These mites can cause serious damage to bees. Therefore, varroa mites needs to be controlled. Sugar syrup alone or with larva extract or propolis extract were used for comparative testing. According to the results, spraying bees with syrup can help control the passive effects of varroa mites on bees compared to propolis extracts and drone larvae extracts. Because this parameter is relatively stable during the process, winter is considered to be an assessment of bee grooming behavior.

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