This 175g package of Api-Bioxal is an oxalic acid Varroa destructor mite treatment developed specifically for honey bees.It is registered by the EPA under a label developed by the USDA.
Api-Bioxal can be applied either via the dribble or vaporization/sublimation method. You can also spray package bees following the instructions on the Api-Bioxal label.
This 175g package can treat 100 colonies using the dribble method and 175 colonies using the vaporization/sublimation method.
Treating against varroa is necessary to keep honey bee colonies healthy and strong. However, treatment is not recommended unless you know that your varroa mite count is in excess of the treatment threshold.
Quick facts and tips about Api-Bioxal:
Warning: Use protective mask, gloves, and glasses, and long sleeves when mixing and applying oxalic acid.
Api-Bioxal has a 5-year shelf life.