I have limited experience compared to you, of course, but my bees seems to recognize my poor fellow beekeeper, who has severe eye degeneration. She almost always smashes bees, not out of malice, but out of not being able to see them well.
Originally Posted by Kazzandra
Interesting. I wonder how long alarm pheromone can last on the skin? We always wash our suits, gloves, etc., if we get any kind of aggressive response. And we use the smoker on ourselves and our clothes before we go out. You'd think between that any the usual hygiene, that it would pretty much be taken care of between inspections.
Refer back to the bold statement.
Originally Posted by Michael Bush
Your friend has been marked with alarm pheromone. It will last quite a while.