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how to remove seeds from weed

What I mean is that there are some fully developed seeds that are brown, firm and drop out somewhat easily, the rest are green/white/yellow in colour and are much harder to remove from the bud I plan to smoke.

I would basically like to know the best way to remove seeds from bud that was seeded at different times?

I’m looking for something more than just pulling the seeds out by hand, as I would like to save as much of the resin as possible without disturbing it and causing it to break off. I tried removing the bigger seeds and grinding it up and then removing the seed flakes i could see, but this is very tedious and a lot of the seed is mixed in with the bud that is indistinguishable at least to my eye. I couldn’t think of anything else that would do the trick. Any suggestions?

How to remove seeds from weed

Cover crops can be a tool for weed seedbank management. “Cover crops have had a long history in the Midwest, and can make a comeback should market forces and weed management realities combine to make them necessary,” Davis says. “Adding cover crops to the weed management toolkit can reduce opportunities for weed seedlings to establish, and can also provide a critical delay in weed seedling emergence so that crop competition can further suppress weeds.”

“We focus on killing weed seedlings because we can see them, and we have products available to do this,” Davis says. “Certainly, we don’t want to give up managing weed seedlings, but if we reduce weed seedbank population densities, managing weed seedlings becomes much easier.”

“I began to measure weed seed predation and saw that within two days, nearly all of the seeds I’d put out in the field [to measure the amount of weed seed predation] would be gone,” says Davis, an ecologist with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service at the University of Illinois. “Over the course of a growing season, I’ve seen weed seed predators eat between 40% and 90% of the seeds produced that year. It’s an important weed management benefit that we take for granted, but which really makes a difference.”

Weed management toolbox

Davis conducted that early research to evaluate a valuable option for growers who want to manage hard-to-control weed populations: Manage the weed seedbank to prevent weeds from getting started.

As a graduate student, Adam Davis spent his Septembers crawling around on his hands and knees through crop fields trying to find and recover giant foxtail seeds for his research studies. He soon discovered that seed predators had already eaten the seeds on the soil surface. Mice, crickets, ground beetles and other organisms were doing a highly effective job at reducing the number of weed seeds.

Cover crops comeback?

Davis says the most important element of a successful weed seedbank management strategy is to implement a diversified crop rotation so crops with contrasting life histories are grown in different phases of the rotation. “This prevents any one weed species from getting too comfortable, and makes it difficult for weeds to reproduce in the canopy of a crop with a different life history,” he says.

The key to weed seedbank management is to reduce the ability of the seeds to germinate. Then growers either don’t have the weeds to control or they have fewer weeds to handle with other weed management tools. Here are Davis’s suggestions for managing a seedbank:

How to remove seeds from weed

Any tips on how I can quickly remove seeds from the bud without wasting kief/THC?

Since it's wild weed the THC concentration is low to begin with so efficiency is of the essence.

The only weed that I get where I live grows wild and is, thus, unfeminized. I pick it, dry and cure it and then remove the seeds with my fingers before smoking. This is time consuming and I feel like I'm wasting THC as my fingers are sticky afterwards.

Like the first guy said, not sure you're actually wasting enough THC to even notice. I have gotten pollinated large amounts before that had a ridiculous amount of seeds and what I would do is use a shoe box that the top of it is connected to rest of the shoe box. I would just grind it in my grinder then put the bud on the top of the open shoe box cover. Then I would hold the bud with a thick piece of paper while I angled the box cover and would shuffle the bud around with the paper while the seeds would fall down into the shoe box. I hope I explained that well enough to understand!