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(Science Magazine)   Honeybees waft pheromones to communicate to their colony mates at a distance the way you cropdust your farts   (sciencemag.org) divider line
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2021-04-12 3:12:47 PM  
They stand in peoples cubicles when they are away for a minute?
 
2021-04-12 3:29:19 PM  
Subby why do you think the two have any relation to each other in any possible way?
 
2021-04-12 3:35:02 PM  
Once at an old job in a cubicle farm, I had my manager step in to my cubicle, pause, fart, and leave.

/yeah he was an asshole
 
2021-04-12 3:36:32 PM  
I am pretty sure the reactions are opposite subby
 
2021-04-12 3:38:34 PM  
Oh, and pheromone trifecta in play?

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2021-04-12 3:49:36 PM  
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2021-04-12 5:49:19 PM  
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2021-04-12 5:50:25 PM  
My bees swarmed last Thursday, and bunched up in the top of a jasmine vine plant. I had been trying to lure them into an empty hive (that had colony collapse last year from small hive beetles).

They may have gone to the hive by themselves, but I forced the issue by knocking them into a plastic container and dumping them into the empty hive. I suppose I must have landed the queen, but it's hard to tell at first. . They seem to have accepted it as their new home for now, and have been going in and out of the entrance, hopefully building up new combs.

Using homemade top-bar (or horizontal) hives. Initially use lemon grass essential oil as an attractant - it's supposed to mimic queen bee pheromones.
 
2021-04-13 12:23:05 AM  
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