OAHN Bee Network Research Project: Mid-Season Treatments for Varroa Mites, Residue Testing in Honey
Project Lead: Les Eccles
Collaborators: OBA Technology Transfer Program, Tatiana Petukhova
To view the full report, please download the PDF here: https://www.oahn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/PROJECT-SUMMARY-BEES-Residue-testing-in-honey-Mid-season-varroa-tre.pdf
Varroa mites (Varroa destructor) are considered the largest threat to honey bee colonies. A lack of mid season varroa treatments is a major industry gap. This project aimed to determine residue concentrations in honey from hives where unregistered mid season treatments were applied.