The following is a list of some of the many resources available to help learn about and manage the Varroa Destructor mite in European Honey Bee (Apis mellifera).

NSW DPI Varroa Mite Emergency Response

Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC) has a wealth of information for beekeepers including excellent chemical treatment table 

Tocal College Training Courses and a series of YouTube videos for Varroa Management and Treatment

Bee Aware is a hub of information for beekeepers and growers about honey bee biosecurity and pollination of agricultural and horticultural crops.

If you haven’t already,  sign up to The National Varroa Mite Management Program for weekly updates and advice about Varroa mite and general pest management.

Scientific Beekeeping Beekeeping Through the Eyes of a Biologist


  • Control of Varroa: A guide for New Zealand Beekeepers by Michella Taylor and Mark Goodwin
  • Summer Brood Interruption for Vital Honey Bee Colonies by Aleksandar Uzunov, Martin Gabel, Ralph Büchler