Varroa destructor

Genetic breakthrough in fight against honeybee killer

Scientists have developed a chemical-free technique that could make the deadly varroa mite self-destruct. A breakthrough in the battle against a deadly mite responsible for decimating the honeybee population has been welcomed by conservation groups. The varroa mite is the biggest killer of honeybees and has become resistant to medication developed to destroy it. But(…)

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Genetic breakthrough in fight against honeybee killer

Scientists have developed a chemical-free technique that could make the deadly varroa mite self-destruct. A breakthrough in the battle against a deadly mite responsible for decimating the honeybee population has been welcomed by conservation groups. The varroa mite is the biggest killer of honeybees and has become resistant to medication developed to destroy it. But(…)

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