Submitted to: American Bee Journal
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/1/2003
Publication Date: 9/30/2003
Citation: Elzen, P.J. 2003. Beekeeping issues: status of new varroa control compounds. American Bee Journal.
Interpretive Summary: Interpretive Summary is not required for Popular Article.
Technical Abstract: The honey bee parasitic mite varroa is becoming increasingly more difficult to control with current acaricides. This article presents a summary of the status of registration for two new thymol-based products, with suggested recommendations for most effective integration of their use in a total IPM approach to varroa control.