Dissecting Honey Bees for Tracheal Mites

Ellen Topitzhofer, Carolyn Breece and Ramesh Sagili
EM 9145 | Published June 2016, Reviewed 2020


Knowing the levels of tracheal mites in your apiary and understanding the effects of their presence will enable you to make an educated decision on your treatment plan. In this video, we demonstrate the dissection of a honey bee worker for tracheal mite infestation.

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