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See also: Varroa
From the genus name Varroa
- (beekeeping, chiefly New Zealand) Infestation with the mite Varroa destructor, or the disease caused by such mites
- These bees are resistant to varroa.
2009 January 29, Don Farmer, “Shop forced to shut as bees swarm”:
- Swarms were reasonably common place in rural areas when New Zealand had a large feral bee population but few wild bees now survive due to varroa disease.
- (condition of infestation of a colony by Varroa mites): varroatosis