Varroa Mite: Varroa Mite parasite is around 1.5 mm in diameter, dark brown colored and with four legs. This parasitic disease which occurs a Varroa Mite clings to a bee is called varroa disease, and it is a dangerous and contagious disease spreading like cancer in the bee colony. Baby bees cannot grow in infected colonies by varroa which that parasite feed with the bee blood. Also, adult bees get weaker and can not fly.
Varroa Mites leave their spawn where the baby bees are growes, because of that these bees are getting weak and inefficient. In infected colonies, newborn bees are not healthy. If a colony owns the infected pups, there is a risk to lose it.
During the regular season condition, if there are dead or wingless bees in front of the hive, it should remind us Varroa Mite. It needs to be an urgent intervention to infected Varroa colonies.
It is critical to find out the right way to struggle against Varroa Mite. It is inconvenient to fight with the chemical methods before and during the honey season. Because chemical factors decrease the quality of honey by leaving residues in honey. Natural methods should be preferred to struggle with Varroa.