Efficacy of Plant Extracts Against Honey Bee Mite, Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae)

Abstract

Plant extracts usage for agricultural pest controlling has become commonly. Honey bee parasitic mite, Varroa destructor is external parasite of honey bees in Pakistan. Chemical treatments are increasingly ineffective due to the development of widespread resistance in mites. Efficacy of plant extracts; Neem oil, Mixture (Neem oil, garlic oil and tobacco oil) and tobacco oil can be measured for the control of the Varroa mites. Plant extracts; Neem oil, Mixture (Neem oil, garlic oil and tobacco oil) and tobacco oil have obtained hopeful results.

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@inproceedings{Qayyoum2013EfficacyOP, title={Efficacy of Plant Extracts Against Honey Bee Mite, Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae)}, author={Muhammad Asif Qayyoum and B. Khan and Muhammad Hamid Bashir}, year={2013} }