Researchers Unlock Potential Solution to Bee Crisis

December 18, 2015

From: AgWeb

By Ben Potter

Varroa mites are a major factor in honeybee decline. Untreated, they can destroy an entire colony of bees in just two years, and they also have the ability to build up resistance to synthetic miticides over time.

Now, a study from Chinese university Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool shows real potential for a plant-based miticide that prevent mites from locating bee larvae and attaching to them.

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