Oxalic Acid Bees Dribble Method

Oxalic acid bees dribble is a unique method that makes use of the combination of oxalic acid and sugar syrup. A large syringe is used for the application by squirting the mixture on bees clustered in between frames.

While the physical contact with syrup laced with oxalic acid doesn’t harm the bees, it is inevitable for them to consume a small quantity of the syrup that contains oxalic acid that can be mildly harmful for them. This is the reason why it is best to do the oxalic acid dribble in just a single treatment instead of a repeated series. …

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