This plastic strip is the Carrier, loaded with light yellow coating whose surface is of granular powder.
[ EXPIRY ] 4 years.
[ USE IN ] It has been ratified by many countries and is the exclusive medicine for the prevention and control of varroas.
[ MECHANISM ]
It is made from Fluvalinate, another name Mavrik. It is a kind of contact and eating insecticides with no volatility. It shows it's killing effect when touched and conveyed to the varroa mites by the bees. The varroas will be poisoned, weakened and killed,
finally fall down. There should be enough time for the whole process. It takes effect after hours' 'hanging.The time of using the medicine should last
for 21-28 days in no larvae period. More difficult in larvae exiting period and the time should be prolonged.The
medicine is efficacious within 60 days.
[ USAGE ]
I. Trial is required. Choose 2 or 3 colonies for trial before applying to the whole yard. Observe for 48 hours, then making a plan for the situation.
II. Dosage: One piece for 4-comb hive, hang in the main bee path, keep it off the hives. Two pieces for 5-8 comb hive, hang one piece between the third and the fourth comb, the other piece between the sixth and the seventh in a diagonal line. More or less for 10 combs.
III. Medicine Applying Time: Any time in a year. The best time is before spring reproduction and after autumn honey harvest.
The effect is most obvious in no larvae period. If in the larvae exiting period, prolong the time
to 6-8 weeks for most of the female varroas are the honeycomb.
IV. Determine the medicine applying time according to the yard situation.
[ WARNING ]
I. Don't neglect to choose 2-3 colonies for trial before applying the medicine.
II. Be more careful during the operation time. Analyze abnormal cases in time and regulate the time and dosage.
III. Don't apply the medicine on the bees in a situation of a low temperature and honey-deficiency.
IV. Don't apply the medicine when just settle down or transfer bee hives.
V. Hang the medicine in a fine morning for convenient observation and regulation.
VI. Don't use the medicine during honey flow period.
VII. Don't dispose waste medicine in mulberry fields and ponds.