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The effectiveness of Oxalic Acid in the fight against Varroa.

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The effectiveness of Oxalic Acid in the fight against Varroa.

The effectiveness of Oxalic Acid in the fight against varroa. Oxalic acid is one of the organic acids used in the fight against the dangerous bee parasite, Varroa. The effectiveness of acid largely depends on the skills of the beekeeper and how it is applied. Oxalic acid solution is used in those colonies that do not have brood. The treatment of bees is based on the evaporation of acid into the hive by means of special devices. If we use it correctly, it will be effective in combating varroa, and at the same time it will not cause any harm...

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How to use Oxalic Acid

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How to use Oxalic Acid

Oxalic Acid uses, facts, tips and instructions   Oxalic acid is an organic chemical compound, the simplest dicarboxylic acid. Found in many plants (including sorrel and rhubarb), it takes the form of a white powder or crystals, without a distinct smell. It is obtained by heating sodium formate to approximately 400 ° C to form sodium oxalate which is then converted to oxalic acid with dilute sulfuric acid. Another method is to pass carbon dioxide over metallic sodium or potassium at 360 ° C, and oxidize ethylene glycol or oxidize many other organic compounds (e.g. sugars) with nitric acid.Oxalic acid...

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