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June 4, 2024 in Scientific Beekeeping

2023 Field Trial of Matrices and Formulations for Extended-Release Oxalic Acid

Contents A Large Field Research Project 1 Materials and Methods 2 Experimental design. 2 Surface Area of the Treatments 4 Justification for the Ratios Tested. 4 The Test Colonies 4 The Matrices 7 Dose applied to the bees 13 Results. 14 Summary of my interpretation of the chart 16 Discussion. 16 Musing on other studies The post 2023 Field Trial…
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June 4, 2024 in Scientific Beekeeping

The Status of Our Industry Regarding Varroa Management: Part 3– Reading the Fine Print

Contents CATCH UP. 1 A LOOPHOLE?. 1 “THE LETTER”. 2 Authority to Regulate. 2 Unreasonable Adverse Effects on the Environment 2 Our Questions (again) 3 EPA’S RESPONSE. 4 WHERE WE NOW STAND. 4 Acknowledgements and clarification. 4 Citations and Notes 4     The Status of Our Industry Regarding Varroa Management Part 3 Reading the The post The Status of…
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