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Honeybees that groom better may repel deadly mites better.

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Honeybees that groom better may repel deadly mites better, says researcher Breeding more bees that groom, a better solution than relying on chemicals to kill mites CBC News Posted: May 26, 2017 2:16 PM ET Last Updated: May 26, 2017 2:16 PM ET Researchers says that honeybees that groom may be more resistant to varroa mites, and that might be a better long-term solution for bee health than chemicals to control the mites. (Getty Images)     About 85 per cent of honeybee colonies have a problem with tiny insect vampires called mites, which can be deadly, but new research shows...

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Honeybees that groom better may repel deadly mites better.

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Honeybees that groom better may repel deadly mites better, says researcher Breeding more bees that groom, a better solution than relying on chemicals to kill mites CBC News Posted: May 26, 2017 2:16 PM ET Last Updated: May 26, 2017 2:16 PM ET Researchers says that honeybees that groom may be more resistant to varroa mites, and that might be a better long-term solution for bee health than chemicals to control the mites. (Getty Images)     About 85 per cent of honeybee colonies have a problem with tiny insect vampires called mites, which can be deadly, but new research shows...

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Life cycle of varroa mites and their effect on honey bee colonies Video

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"Tools for Varroa Management" by the Honey Bee Coalition

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This is an extensive article about the Varrora Mites written by the Bee Health Coalition. It explains how the mites harm the bees, how to check for them and discusses the different methods to treat the bees against the mites. One thing is for sure, bees that are invested by mites and that remain untreated will most likely not survive. Click here or the picture below to read the full report.

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Video: VARROA MITE DETECTION AND SAMPLING

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