|Api Life VAR
7-10 day intervals
third leave 12 days
|Take 1 tablet and break into 4 pieces. Place pieces on the top corners of the hive body. Aviod placing piece directly above brood nest. Do not use when honey supers are on.||Can apply in Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. Apply when average daily temperatures are between 59°F – 69°F. Do not apply when bees are robbing.|
(Also benefits in the control of Tracheal mites)
1st: 12-14 days
2nd: 2-4 weeks
|Place delivery tray on top of top bar frames. A 1/4" space is needed. Close screened BB and vent holes.||Should be applied during the Fall, unless infestation is severe.
Temperatures 60°F – 105°F. Don’t apply when honey supers are on.
|21 days||Apply 1 1/2" spacer to top of brood box and spacer sticks. Apply pad with holes facing downward. Be sure to close off screened BB and vent holes, leaving bottom entrance open.||Early Spring or Fall, prior to or after honey flow. Cannot be used with honey supers on.
Recommended usage: when daytime temperatures are 50°F – 79°F. Avoid use when temps rise above 79°F
|42-56 days||1 strip per 5 frames of bees.||When temperatures are above 50°F, generally Spring and Fall.|
Multiple applications are necessary.
|Spray down every frame in brood boxes and supers. Spray must contact bees to work.||Apply as needed. Can be used with honey supers on.
Spring, Summer, Fall
|14-28 days||80°F or below, place on top bars of hive body.
80°F or above, place on bottom board.
|Recommended to apply in the Spring. Temperatures must be 60°F – 95°F.|
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.|
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 Beetle
|Apply to ground 24-48 hours prior to hive placement with sprinkle can or sprayer.||HIGHLY TOXIC–if applying around hive where beetles are present, sprinkle can must be used.||Apply when needed.|
|Varies with rate of feed comsumption.||Mix 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.|