Screened bottom boards provide Varroa management option

BEEKEEPERS are being urged to consider the use of screened bottom boards, after a study revealed they had no impact on the productivity of the hive compared to conventional bottom boards.

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The research has been conducted by the Honey Bee and Pollination R&D program as part of efforts to prepare the industry for the Varroa mite, which is expected to devastate honey production