Varroa mite in Australia forever after eradication deemed no longer possible

Jamieson Murphy
Updated September 20 2023 - 3:52pm, first published 12:48pm

Australia has conceded it is no longer possible to eradicate varroa mite and will move to managing the honey-bee parasite introduced through the Port of Newcastle.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

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