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whilst using my smoker the other day my thought turned to is there any treatment that can be put in your smoker as it is being used

now i haven't done this nor am i going to but has anyone put any herbal matter into there smoker. Could be the answer to the Varroa problem or even any other ailments
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Tobacco! an old method of detecting Varroa.
A measured amount mind you or you will asphyxiate your bees , I've seen that happen at a teaching apiary!
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Ammonium nitrate !! check out Alan Dick - A beekeepers diary.
Used to put bees to sleep for 5-10 minutes.
For Q intro, bees re-orientate on waking up, it would appear they suffer memory loss.
Only used in very small amounts I think, lol.
 

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Tobacco! an old method of detecting Varroa.
A measured amount mind you or you will asphyxiate your bees , I've seen that happen at a teaching apiary!
VM
Thats interesting how does that work?

Any thoughts on how much a measured amount actually is?
 

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