genetic defects?

Discussion in 'Cannabis Pests and Problems' started by snakeyes, Apr 9, 2007.

  1. snakeyes

    snakeyes Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    Could my plants be suffering from genetic defects due to cross polination of 'sibling' plants, ie. 'in-breeding'?. In the past, I've had deformed leaves on seedlings, which, I know are the offspring of sibling plants. Now I bought seed from a dealer, but see the same problems. However, other seeds I had, have produced healthy plants in the same growroom. What's happening? Can genetics cause this problem? Can unscrupulous or inexperienced dealers pass on 'bad' seed? I need a basic lesson here.
     
  2. BudBill

    BudBill Dark Helmet

    Twisted leaves? What king of defects are we talking about?

    Usually seeds from a reputable seed bank will be fine. A lil variations in the f2s.
     
  3. snakeyes

    snakeyes Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    Thanks for response. The new seedlings look a real mess. Irregular sized and shaped leaves, twisted, stunted, ragged-edged, discoloured. My growroom conditions must be ok because I have other healthy plants from different seed stock. I guess, I just want to know if genetics can cause these problems. I dunno how it works in plants. - thanks
     

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