EM 9147, Sampling for Varroa Mites from a Honey Bee Brood Nest

EM 9147, Sampling for Varroa Mites from a Honey Bee Brood Nest
Carolyn Breece and Ramesh R. Sagili
New. Knowing the levels of Varroa mites in your apiary and understanding the effects of their presence will enable you to make an educated decision on your treatment plan. This video demonstrates two methods for sampling a colony for varroa mites: the alcohol wash and the powdered sugar shake.