Bee Culture

CATCH THE BUZZ- Mite Biter Gene

Targeting a single gene responsible for grooming behavior in the IN Mite-biter strain. Honey bee researchers at Purdue university and the University Guelph School of Environmental Sciences have isolated a gene associated with grooming behavior! With virus vectoring Varroa mites in about 90% of US honey bee colonies most beekeepers especially commercial rely on some form chemical compound or miticide…
UOVBA News Bot
September 24, 2020