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For treating Nosema Disease. Fumagilin-B minimizes the effects of Nosema Disease, a stress related disease of honeybees similar to dysentery. Feeding it can increase honey yields up to 50% and can make a big difference in the hive's ability to make it through stressful northern winters. Because it is the most expensive of medicines for bees, it is the one most neglected by beekeepers. Neglecting treatment with Fumagilin-B is a serious mistake. Over and over again researchers have found that feeding Fumagilin-B to minimize stress in honeybees will pay for itself in increased production. This is particularly true nowadays when the bees are under such stress from mites.
Fall feeding: 96 gram bottle medicates 21 gallons of sugar syrup or 10 hives.
Spring feeding: 96 gram bottle medicates 21 gallons of sugar syrup or 20 hives.
Store in a cool place out of sunlight.
Also available in 24 gram bottles (FUM1) and 454 gram bottles (FUM3).
Material: Synthetic Active Ingredient Medication
Item Weight: 1 lb
Date Introduced by Betterbee, Inc.: 12/4/2012
Item Color: Yellow
Active Ingredient: Fumagilin-B
Treatment Target: Nosema apis
Part of IPM Strategy: No
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Treatment Safety Equipment Needed: Yes, Follow All Label Instructions