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Varroa! Fight the Mite 1996
This page contains general information about Bumble bee colonies and nests as well as a report written by Juliet Osborne which was published in Bee World.
The title of this article, reflects a growing awareness and interest in the demise of the world's wild bees, and the impact this may have on other wildlife, ecosystems (including agroecosystems) and the world's economy.
Varroa destructor is small innocuous looking mite that has spread throughout the world. It became one of the most infamous pests in recent beekeeping history, and here IBRA aims to arm the beekeeper and help them to 'fight the mite'.