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breeding

  1. parsing_trees

    Small population photo-to-auto breeding?

    First off, is there a better subforum for questions like this? I get the impression from old threads that there used to be an auto breeding subforum, but now there's only one specifically about seed feminization. I'm not a new grower, but this seems like the place for general questions. Please...
  2. Introduction + Breeding Goals

    Introduction + Breeding Goals

    Howdy AFN, I just signed up today because I thought a blog would be a fun way to track the progress I'm making towards breeding my own auto strain while meeting some cool people along the way. In general I'm somewhat new to growing (very new depending on your perspective) but I've got 4...
  3. M

    What does hybrid vigor look like? Are traits of hybrid f1 generation equally shared?

    I know in the f2 and folowing generations the heterozygous traits start to appear which breeders can select and self or back cross to the parents... but what exactly does an f1 hybrid look like? Is it simply just 50% from each parent? -I.E. 15% CBD strain crossed with 15% thc will produce...
  4. Wclazerdub

    photoxauto breeding shortcut?

    breeding shortcut? 1. take feminized autoflower pollen to a photoperiod. 2. grow out some seeds till you find an autoflower. 3. hit that autoflower with colloidal silver 4. pollinate an autoflower 5. stable feminized photoxauto seeds in 5 steps too easy right? Let me know!!!! Check out my...
  5. Hemposapien

    How to properly produce Feminized Autoflowering Seeds?

    High y'all! I am loving the autoflowers but the seeds are the biggest ongoing cost which really frustrates me. I have found a few links about how to produce photoperiod feminized seeds but none relating to autoflowers. If anyone has a link that could assist me or even direct hands on...
  6. A Little Family Photo Time

    A Little Family Photo Time

    I just wanted to update the blog with some photos of the mother, and of the only female Tyrone Purps I got out of 9 seeds. I call her Auntie. The mother was the forgotten cookies. So really these babies are 3/4 mephisto genetics, 1/4 deep sea creature. I can't wait to see what they'll do. Oh...
  7. Lilly_of_the_Zoo

    Breeding Project - Round one- Forgotten Cookies x Tyrone Purps

    So we crossed a BEAUTIFUL female Choc Deisel, and crossed her with this pack of Tyrone Regs we got. (7 out of 9 Tyrones were male, which is what started us thinking.......but the breeder SAID he put it out there for breeding stock, so we shoulda guessed) We did a sprout test on our seeds, so we...
  8. pop22

    Indoor Grow very old seed: Russian Dragon, Can I save them?

    I was gifted various Dragon seed several years ago. That's where my Dragon's Blood, Durrty Dragon, black Dragon and White GEM came from, and to my benefactor, another THANK YOU! So I have 6 seeds of Russian dragon. I'm hoping for a male and a female to breed, anything beyond that is more than...
  9. Strainly

    Protect your genetics

    IMPORTANT The Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI) confirmed that they are willing to accept Hemp varieties under their Open Source Pledge! (Cannabis varieties will be considered upon federal legalization in the U.S.). If you have Hemp varietals you’d like to formally pledge as open source, wait...
  10. Strainly

    Strainly.io Open Source breeding and preservation

    Hey everyone, A lot of people worry about Big Ag and Big Pharma taking over the cannabis industry and confiscating biodiversity. Is there a way to reduce the negative odds? What can be done...? Open Source breeding has emerged in Europe and proved to be an effective collaborative approach...
  11. Strainly

    Strainly.io Cannabis breeding and ethics: what should you do and not do when breeding cannabis

    Hey everyone, Many of you have expressed some interest in breeding. You are not always sure what is (and is not) acceptable to do when breeding from someone else's seeds. Matt from Riot Seeds has put an article together = The Golden Rules of Cannabis Breeding Do you agree or not?
  12. Fitzy

    Where do we think breeding will go and how will cannibis as a species will look

    Seen some pics and a movie on how some of the best pot in the 60s and such had real loose bud formations and some didnt even look like bud it looks like the saddest larf u ever saw, compaired to now we got buds dense enuff to through at a window and break it. I would love to see some breeders...
  13. Strainly

    Strainly.io Need your LOVE

    Hi Everyone! We are currently working days and nights to upgrade our site and give you more of what you asked for. In order to facilitate and accelerate the process, we are doing a crowdfunding campaign = HERE Please don't hesitate to support. Their are rewards in the form of Premium plans...
  14. iWumbo

    Duck Tape

    hello afn :welcome:this thread will be for my duck tape project, the plan is to breed some space quacks with gg4 auto and photo crosses :biggrin: going to name the crosses duck tape if you haven’t already figured it out :crying: started 6x space quack, 20x gg x green crack auto, and 3x gg4 x...
  15. Son of Hobbes

    Welcome Oregon Elite Seeds!

    Hey everyone we want to announce and welcome the arrival of Oregon Elite Seeds, a USA-based seed bank that we've had the privilege of meeting person a few times at some cannabis expos this last year and had heard pretty positive feedback about from growers that have mentioned them in the past...
  16. hashead

    breeding blk seeds auto sour diesel

    So I won a couple seeds on here last festivus. Had two blk seed auto sour diesel left so I decided to breed em using CS. They both popped and took off well, I picked the runt to get the silver and started spraying it at 2 weeks, at week 3 both started showing pistils, the cs plant showed less...
  17. hashead

    breeding blk seeds auto sour diesel

    So I won a couple seeds on here last festivus. Had two blk seed auto sour diesel left so I decided to breed em using CS. They both popped and took off well, I picked the runt to get the silver and started spraying it at 2 weeks, at week 3 both started showing pistils, the cs plant showed less...
  18. puffy

    Few questions about making my own beans

    So, since I can't keep permanent mothers and clone tents due to stealth reasons, I go from seed when I grow. Thing is my prefered growing method have always been and will always be SOG with some density. Got a new tent and gear coming soon, which will be a L:120cm x W:60cm x 150cm tall. Hgl 260...
  19. iWumbo

    Photoperiod Grow Photo breeding/making fems

    Hello everyone, here is my current grow log. Dont know if i should have it here or breeding section Medium. Espoma seed starter mix for photos, and coco coir for the autos. Pots. 1 gallon pots with espoma seed mix and mephisto dirt layered in. Nutes. Mephisto super soil and some cheap flower...
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