Re: Is their a new way to treat mites?
The Apiguard label says it's 25% thymol. Don't know if that's by volume or weight.
Doing my early spring rounds now and very pleased with the hives I treated with Apiguard last fall. However a lot of research is needed before doing an Apiguard treatment to make sure you get all the variables right. Cost wise it was not as cheap as I had hoped, cheaper than the strip treatments though.
44 years, been commercial, outfits up to 4000 hives, now 120 hives and 200 nucs as a hobby, selling bees. T (mostly).