There are currently 6 active ingredients for the treatment of varroa mites and 12 products that have obtained a marketing authorization, 7 of them are suitable foruse in organic beekeeping.
Depending on their mode of operation, they can be divided into 2 categories:
– Persistent treatments allowing a long-term action of molecules on bees andthus limiting the number of interventions;
– On-time or short-effect treatments, requiring several stages for better effectiveness.