Innovative Solution to fight Varroa - A Bee Sauna!
Researches of University of Hohenheim (Germany) manage to create first effective biological protection against Varroa mites.
Healthy honey bees without varroa mites is literally said a dream of every beekeeper. It appears, from the initial findings that varroa mite can be effective eliminated with organic approach.
The mite is the world’s biggest problem of beekeepers and at worst leads to the loss of entire bee colonies. A new invention from the University of Hohenheim, manipulates the sexual behavior of the mites, this is the first biological varroa mite treatment to offer eco-friendly protection. The Technology Licensing Office (TLB) GmbH in Karlsruhe is working with the University of patenting and exploitation of the invention.