Presentation summarising the key points to understand the biology of the varroa mite and when to apply the treatments:


– Reproduction cycle in the brood
– Population dynamics
– Infestation (effect of varroa on bees, modes of re-infestation,…)
– Impact of infestation on honey production
– Variation of infestation within an apiary
– Variation of infestation from one year to another, for the same apiary
– Annual treatment strategies

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