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Small hive beetle is a pest of serious and developing concern for beekeepers across the Commonwealth. This fact sheet will cover the biology, damage, and control practices for this potentially economically serious pest.
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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
October 22, 2019