From the manufacturer of Apivar ...
- Based on amitraz – a sub-lethal miticide: paralyzes varroa mites – leading to their starvation.
- Continuously delivered to the honey bees via the strip, over a minimum six-week period.
- Works by contact only, so it is very important to position the strips in an area of high bee activity, typically in the brood area.
USDA Zone 7A Elevation 1400 ft