Small cell size important in breeding Varroa resistance

After reading the blogpost ”Breakthrough?” an European PhD-Scientist wrote me an email with the following comment: ”After reading your post I realized that you do…

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Breakthrough?

Last year I saw more wingless bees than I had expected and I used more thymol than I had expected. I realized that I could…

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The Bee Shaker – where to take the sample

It has been discussed where to take the bees when making the test for infestation level of Varroa mites with the Bee Shaker. From a…

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Wingless bees and varroa level

Before varroan came there could be seen occasional bees with undeveloped/deformed wings in spring. Maybe it was the influence of DWV, Deformed Wing Virus. But…

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