Re: [beekeeping] Re: supers after harvest
- Sammy replies: I can't say one way or the other but I have been told that "Fire Ants" will kill and eat the larva of the small Hive beetle. I do know that the reason the "Fire Ant" was imported in to the US was to kill the Bow-weevil. They did eradicate the bow-weevil from the South.In a message dated 9/10/2005 11:00:49 P.M. Central Daylight Time, flathmand@... writes:
however i have watched ants of all kinds NOT
interested in the larvae of small hive beetles.
so i keep the area around my hives free of ant nests.