Just a quickie,
Do trichomes repair themselves or do they have a one chance only?
I have noticed that when looking for colour change in them with my scope some trichs have there head/ball missing as its either fallen off or been squashed by me.
Will this grow again/fill back up?
Or Are they like corners? Cut one off and two more appear??
Cheers guys and gals if you have any answers or any more queries to chuck into the thread?
If you Like to Touch your Plants Then That Could be The Reason Why.. Over Time They Will Repair Themselfs i Should Think.. Sure Someone Will Know More Then Me Goodluck ML
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i remember on one of my plants the trics were all bent or at an 45deg angle but smoked fine
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im pretty sure the glandular trichomes can repair themselves,
if you take the resin head off, it should be replaced in a few days
this is a guess as soma says in his organic grow guide about rolling joints against plants in the sixth week
he says only do this in the sixth week as it allows the trichomes to regenerate....
so thats my two pence, until someone comes and trumps my theory
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that means they we're on hooked trichomes, trichomes are either straight or hooked
Originally Posted by Donzo
the straight makes for better hash as the resin head can be broken off without taking plant material with it
hooked trichs tend to break and carry a small amount of plant material, making for a poorer grade of hash.
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cheers Jesse thats what i love about this site you learn something every day
imo no, trichomes dont repair themselves
ive damaged patches of trichomes, like a thrumbprinnt whilst checking my trich
they damage and deteriate, if the trichome head is damaged then it turns amber/brown prematurely
you can see they are leaning or punctured
and other trichomes may pop aorund around it, but i know for sure that that patch always had the orginally damaged trichomes
then again it could depend on how badly the trich was damaged
Last edited by psychocannanaut; 30-08-12 at 10:21 AM.
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