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apiadmin [Miscellaneous]
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apiadmin [Jackets/Suits]
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 Also, if wearing suits and jackets, they should be washed fairly regularly to prevent alarm pheromone from accumulating on them and causing distress to colonies at pursuant visits instigating aggressive behavior sometimes immediately when it could easily have been prevented by having washed the gear in question prior to arriving at the apiary. Also, if wearing suits and jackets, they should be washed fairly regularly to prevent alarm pheromone from accumulating on them and causing distress to colonies at pursuant visits instigating aggressive behavior sometimes immediately when it could easily have been prevented by having washed the gear in question prior to arriving at the apiary.
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 +If suits or jackets are stung before the next visit to a hive, we recommend keeping a spray bottle of Febreeze unscented along with your regular kit.  Spraying this on gear in between hive visits can minimize aggressive behavior caused by the presence of alarm pheromone introduced by one's gear.
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