Section 4
Chapter 3,431

Efficacy of amitraz strips against Tropilaelaps clareae, an ectoparasitic mite of Apis mellifera

Sharma, S.D.; Desh Raj

Agricultural Science Digest Karnal 19(2): 89-92


Accession: 003430360

Two concentrations of amitraz (one or two strips/colony) were tested against Tropilaelaps clareae with the latter eliminating the mite within 22 days during the monsoon and post monsoon seasons. Colonies became mite free after 27 and 29 days, respectively, following exposure to one strip/colony.

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