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The Microencapsulation of botanicals, like menthol for treating honeybee mites.

Honeybee colonies are subjected to two mites, the tracheal mite (Acarapis woodi)and the varroa mite (Varroa jacobsoni). Both mites suck the haemolymph (i.e., blood) of the host. The tracheal mite inhabits the trachea while the varroa mite affects the larval … Continue reading

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