Bee Squad Varroa Mite Testing Kit

Bee Squad Varroa Mite Testing Kit

Author: 
Minnesota Extension
ISBN: 
281000009626B
Binding:
Non-book Item
$20.00
Description: 

The Bee Squad has made it easier for beekeepers to monitor varroa mite levels in their honey bee colonies. Everything you need to perform a powdered sugar roll test is in one convenient tub!

This kit includes:

-a tub for collecting the bee sample and for displaying mites at the final mite count.

-a scoop with a 100ml mark to measure 300 bees (standard sample size)

-a jar with a mesh screen for separating the bees from the mites

-1lb of powdered sugar for the test

-a bottle for water to dissolve the sugar in order to see the mites clearly

-brochure with instructions

Proceeds from the sales of the Varroa Mite Testing Kit will be used to fund MiteCheck, a beekeeper citizen science project.

Orders of 10 or more must be processed directly through the Bee Squad Office. They can be reached at 612-624-8989 or via e-mail at beesquad@umn.edu.

Description: 

The Bee Squad has made it easier for beekeepers to monitor varroa mite levels in their honey bee colonies. Everything you need to perform a powdered sugar roll test is in one convenient tub!

This kit includes:

-a tub for collecting the bee sample and for displaying mites at the final mite count.

-a scoop with a 100ml mark to measure 300 bees (standard sample size)

-a jar with a mesh screen for separating the bees from the mites

-1lb of powdered sugar for the test

-a bottle for water to dissolve the sugar in order to see the mites clearly

-brochure with instructions

Proceeds from the sales of the Varroa Mite Testing Kit will be used to fund MiteCheck, a beekeeper citizen science project.

Orders of 10 or more must be processed directly through the Bee Squad Office. They can be reached at 612-624-8989 or via e-mail at beesquad@umn.edu.