varroa mites

  • Advancing scientific integrity on bees

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    The rants of pesticide-hating environmentalists may theaten the honeybee population much more than the subject of their rage — neonicotinoid pesticides that destroy Varroa destructor mites that actually do kill millions of bees. CFACT Senior Policy Analyst Paul Driessen explains that the installation of a beehive on the Vice President’s residence could focus on how to protect bees from these vicious, though tiny, predators that suck the bee’s hemolymph blood-equivalent out of them, compromising their immune systems and vectoring in a dozen of more viruses and diseases into honeybees and colonies.