Fungus Found To Attack Varroa Mites

Flores, Alfredo
October 2004
Agricultural Research;Oct2004, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p18
Academic Journal
Discusses research led by Walker A. Jones, an entomologist and research leader of the Agricultural Research Service Beneficial Insects Research Unit in Weslaco, Texas, on the role of fungus Metarhizium anisopliae in attacking Varroa mites in honey bees. Chemical insecticides wherein Varroa mites developed resistance; Details of the trials conducted to test the effectiveness of the fungus; Statement issued by Jones on a pathogen of Varroa.


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