Varroa mites


Varroa mites are the most serious pest of honey bees worldwide including Australia.

Beekeeper vigilance and good management practices are essential. Read more about managing Varroa at Managing your hives with Varroa.

This Primefact covers the following topics:

  • importance
  • description
  • life cycle
  • signs/symptoms
  • monitoring
  • how they spread
  • what do you do?


Primefact 861 Third Edition

Published: 24 Nov 2023