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  1. Apr 17, 2018 #1

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    whats up guys,,,,,,???? for ya,,will a regular seed(not fem nor auto)that is grown and turns out to be female be stronger then a seed of the same verity that is feminized or is auto ,,,,thanks zig
     
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    The fem seed has the potential to be the same potency as reg seeds. The auto, probably not as autos always have some ruderalis in them.
     
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    Ive found when I grew the Fems vs the Regular of the same strain, the Regular was consistently better. By a lot.
     
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    What strains have you grown both fems and regs? And how were they different?
     
  6. May 10, 2018 #6

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    I have grown both fem and regular. I have not noticed any difference.
     
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    Yep, I’ve grown reg’s, fem’s, and auto’s...I get high from all of them..might just be me, cuz I’m a lightweight...
     
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    The auto strains generally aren't as good as photoperiod strains, however, they are getting better through selective breeding. I have had some very good plants that produced very well. I haven't compared these to their photoperiod counterparts to see which did better, but I was pleased with most that I did grow. I have had a couple that did poorly. If you choose to try autos, only go with a well established breeder who has a good track record of strains as they will do more comprehensive breeding selections to get better performing strains.
     
  9. Jul 13, 2019 at 4:51 PM #9

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    When I grew the Barneys Farm Fem G13 x Haze vs the Regulars it was like night, and day.

    The fems were slower growing, more pale, and was about 25% of the potency of the Regs.

    Also we get 20 oz per plant , under 1000w Hortilux HPS, and 20 gallons Promix BX x Chem Gro 4-20 39...15-0-0 x Extra Mg, and Mono Potassium Phosphate boost in early bloom,, and Mg boost 2 weeks before harvest. With the Reg BF G13/Hz we get 20 oz per plant, and can only muster 12 from the fems, and potency is way down on the fems. Total waste of time.
    Had the same experience on a few other Fems vs Regulars.
     
  10. Jul 13, 2019 at 11:42 PM #10

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    There is really no reason whatsoever that fem seed would/should produce less than reg seeds. I would say that you might have gotten a bad batch of seeds. Autos, however, will virtually always produce less and be less potent than fem or reg seeds that are not autos.
     

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