Results of Research: Using Essential Oils for Honey Bee Mite Control - images

Photo 1: Bob Noel (center), Harry Mallow (right) and Jim Armine examining brood for varroa mites.

examining brood

Photo 2: Bob Noel examining tracking strips.

examining tracking strips

Photo 3: A tracking strip in place on the bottom board.

A tracking strip

Photo 4: Close up of the tracking strip with discarded bee bodies and varroa mites.

discarded bee bodies

Photo 5: Close up of tracking strip plus slurry with a few varroa mites.

slurry with varroa mites

Photo 6: Drone larva with about 14 varroa mites; they entered the drone cell to escape treatment using the tracking strips.

larva with varroa mites

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