Introduction and spread of varroa in New Zealand

publication date: Jun 1, 2004
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Journal Name Bee World
Article Title Introduction and spread of varroa in New Zealand
Author(s) Mark Goodwin
Volume 85
Issue 2
  
Published Date 6/1/2004
Pages 26 to 28
Abstract Traditionally New Zealand's beekeepers have had very few pests or diseases to cope with. However, in April 2000 beekeeping changed forever when varroa was discovered. This article describes New Zealand’s response to the introduction of varroa and how varroa has changed beekeeping practices.
Keywords Varroa destructor, New Zealand, distribution, control methods
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