Methods of oxalic acid (OA) treatments We have begun our first project in the Lopez-Uribe Lab (@lopezuribelab). Our aim is to compare the effectiveness of two methods of oxalic acid (OA) treatments for mite control: the trickle method (trickling of OA sugar syrups into honey bee colonies) and vaporizer method (OA fumigation through vaporization). Background: Oxalic acid (OA) has been adopted by many beekeepers worldwide as a valuable tool for Varroa control. OA toxicity to Varroa
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