Bee Squad Varroa Mite Testing Kit

Bee Squad Varroa Mite Testing Kit

Author: 
Minnesota Extension
ISBN: 
281000009626B
Binding:
Non-book Item
$25.00
Description: 

<p>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!</p><p>This kit includes:</p><p><li>a tub for collecting the bee sample and for displaying mites at the final mite count.</li></p><p><li>a scoop with a 100ml mark to measure 300 bees (standard sample size)</li></p><p><li>a jar with a mesh screen for separating the bees from the mites</li></p><p><li>1lb of powdered sugar for the test</li></p><p><li>a bottle for water to dissolve the sugar in order to see the mites clearly</li></p><p><li>brochure with instructions</li></p><br><br><p>Proceeds from the sales of the Varroa Mite Testing Kit will be used to fund MiteCheck, a beekeeper citizen science project.</p><p><strong>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.</strong></p><p><em>Questions about purchasing Extension materials? Please <a href="https://bookstores.umn.edu/contact">click here</a> to visit our <strong>CONTACT US</strong> page and select &quot;<strong>Extension</strong>&quot; as the category when submitting your inquiry.</em></p>

Description: 

<p>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!</p><p>This kit includes:</p><p><li>a tub for collecting the bee sample and for displaying mites at the final mite count.</li></p><p><li>a scoop with a 100ml mark to measure 300 bees (standard sample size)</li></p><p><li>a jar with a mesh screen for separating the bees from the mites</li></p><p><li>1lb of powdered sugar for the test</li></p><p><li>a bottle for water to dissolve the sugar in order to see the mites clearly</li></p><p><li>brochure with instructions</li></p><br><br><p>Proceeds from the sales of the Varroa Mite Testing Kit will be used to fund MiteCheck, a beekeeper citizen science project.</p><p><strong>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.</strong></p><p><em>Questions about purchasing Extension materials? Please <a href="https://bookstores.umn.edu/contact">click here</a> to visit our <strong>CONTACT US</strong> page and select &quot;<strong>Extension</strong>&quot; as the category when submitting your inquiry.</em></p>