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The processes of increasing the number of plants, including grafting, division, cuttings, seeding, budding and air layering.
The heating of soil or propagation medium for the propagation/germination of plants. It can take the form of undersoil electric cabling, a temperature-controlled mat or other bottom heating unit.
A shoot or plantlet produced at the base of a mature plant, which may be used for propagation.
An immature or small bulb found at the base of a mature bulb that may be removed to propagate additional plants.
1) A clump of roots used in propagation.2) A tree stump or an old root that produces new shoots.
A chemical compound used in the propagation of plants. Proprietary brands contain hormones needed to promote root cell development, as well as mineral nutrients and trace elements.
This technique encourages the production of roots from a stem in order to propagate a plant. Usually involves making a shallow cut in the stem and surrounding it with a sleeve of polythene, which is taped above and below the cut and packed
A method of propagating fruit trees and a wide range of other plants, by taking a cutting of a variety with buds attached (scion) and joining it on to another related variety (stock). The tissues grow together and a single plant is formed