Millions of dollars have been spent to contain varroa mite, but the threat to our food bowls remains

September 4th, 2023

ABC Online, Other, 02/09/2023, Keely Johnson
More than a year after varroa mite was first detected in Australia at the Port of Newcastle, the deadly bee parasite is still on the move, reaching new parts of New South Wales in recent weeks. […] Senior Research Scientist at CSIRO John Roberts said while it was possible to live with the pest, maintaining the country’s varroa-free status should still be priority.

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