The Armidale Express

Varroa mite in Australia forever after eradication deemed no longer possible

Jamieson Murphy
Updated September 20 2023 - 3:46pm, first published 11:06am
Until June, it was believed Australia still had a chance to become the first country in the world to eradicate Varroa mite. File picture.
Until June, it was believed Australia still had a chance to become the first country in the world to eradicate Varroa mite. File picture.

Australia has conceded it is no longer possible to eradicate Varroa mite and will move to managing the honey-bee parasite.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director and business reporter. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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