Medication General Usage
|Description of IPM|
|Medications/Usage||Length of Treatment||Method of Application||Time of Year to Apply|
1st: 12 – 14 days
2nd: 2 – 4 weeks
|Place delivery tray on top of frames. A 1/4 inch space is required. Close off screened bottom and vent holes||Should be applied during the fall, unless infestation is severe.
Do not use when honey supers are in place
|21 days||Apply 1 1/2 inch spacer to top of brood box and spacer sticks. Apply pad with holes facing downward. Be sure to close off screened bottoms and vent holes leaving entrance open.||Early spring or Fall prior to or after honey flow. Cannot be used with honey supers on.|
|42 – 56 days||1 strip per 5 frames of bees.||When temperatures are above 50.|
|21 – 30 days
Multiple applications are necessary
|Spray down ever frame in brood boxes and supers.
Spray must contact bees to work
|Apply as needed. Can be used with hone supers on.|
|14 – 28 days||80 or below, place on top bars of hive body.
80 or above place on bottom board.
|Recommended to apply in the spring. Temperature must be 60 – 95|
4 – 5 day intervals
|Sprinkle recommended dosage around edges of brood box on top bars of frames. Once a week for 3 weeks.||Treat Spring and Fall|
|3 Treatments, 7 days apart||Sprinkle recommended dosage around edges of brood box on top bars of frames. Once a week for 3 weeks||Treat Spring and Fall|
Small Hive Beetles
|Apply to ground 24 – 48 hours prior to hive placement||Highly toxic – if appling around hive where beetles are present.||Apply when needed|
|Varies with rate of feed consumption||Mix in with sugar syrup||Treat Spring and Fall|
|3 – 4 weeks||6 Tbsp. for 15 supers, duct tape all openings making as air tight as possible. Re Apply crystals as needed. Air out supers prior to placing on hive 1 -2 weeks||Apply as needed, particularly in warm weather.|