Posts tagged with: Honey bee

Hawaii is doing what it can not to jump on the ‘pesticide treadmill’, instead developing an IPM strategy that gives preference to non-chemical treatments to keep the varroa mite pest...
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One could conceive of apitherapy as a kind of coercive insect kamikaze-ism performed by charlatans....
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Turns out bananas contain a compound called isoamyl acetate (also known as isopentyl acetate) – the very same as that in honeybees’ alarm pheromone....
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It isn’t the mite itself which is so bad actually. It’s the plethora of viruses that varroa is vector to which is the real killer....
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