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Newbeeneil 

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His talk on Tropilaelaps is frightening!
 

charlievictorbravo 

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His discovery does rather beg the question "How does Oxalic Acid, in a syrup solution, get to the soft parts of the varroa mite, largely hidden under the external segments of the exoskeleton, and kill it or at least make it let go?". I can see that OA vapour might find its way under there but a liquid?

There's still more work to be done on Varroa but who will do it now that Samuel has his PhD, a doctorate that was thoroughly deserved for its questioning of the accepted truth? His research was truly amazing.

CVB
 

MrGroundControl 

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I watched this on another group last week, very informative, with the research "Sam" did let's hope he Carrie's on and finds a way to eradicate the dreaded mites
 

BeeGiner 

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Thanks Erichalfbee. I learned so much about Varroa from this video.
In my opinion this is a must watch for everyone interested in Varroa i.e. all beekeepers.
 

Beegarden 

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I quite agree BeeGiner, what an incredibly talented young man. I'm going to pass on the link to my beekeeping mates. Many thanks Erichalfbee.
 

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