Thursday, July 20, 2006

Varroa mite - the fight continues

Here's another bee story from New Zealand, this time about the fight to eradicate the varroa mite from the South Island. The estimated cost is at $6 millon - $12 million!

More testing for varroa mite
Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand - 22 hours ago
... If the mite establishes in the South Island it could have a harmful effect on the beekeeping industry, and catastrophic effects for South Island agriculture as ...

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Pictorial Reference Guide of Stinging Insects

I just stumpled upon this great page that shows all different kinds of stinging insects right on a finger. Click the link to see more great pictures!

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