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rhi·zome

(rī'zōm),
The creeping underground stem of some plants (for example, iris, calamus, and sanguinaria).
[G. rhizōma, mass of roots, fr. rhiza, root, + -oma, mass]

rhizome

a horizontal underground stem (with leaves and buds) that serves as a storage organ and a means of VEGETATIVE PROPAGATION. Rhizomes are found in flowering plants such as Iris.
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Stool layering consists of planting a rootstock rooted at approximately 30 cm, with minimum diameter of 1 cm.
The rootstock is whisked away by truck and planted in another grower's field a dozen miles away or maybe 400 for future candy canes and mint juleps.
Another resulted in her assembling a family apple - using the whipand-tongue method to graft both discovery and greensleeves scions onto an MM106 rootstock. (discovery fruit is red and greensleeves yellowgreen.
The rootstock Koksal-F1 had a superior performance than Vista-306 under stress conditions.
In the interaction of hydric conditions within rootstocks for the variable linear adventitious root length, under normal hydric condition it was significantly elevated in the rootstock G.814, and in waterlogged condition the rootstock M.9 presented longer adventitious roots; in the interaction of hydric condition within rootstocks both M.9 and Marubakaido/M.9 interstock presented significant more linear length of adventitious roots under waterlogged condition.
Nematode-resistant plants or rootstocks have the intrinsic ability, to be unaffected significantly upon nematode attack, and will greatly contribute to reducing nematode infestations in tomato fields [22-24].
Beyond using a small rootstock to make a new tree, grafting can be used to makeover an existing tree--as when I cut back pear trees.
It is possible to observe a higher soluble solids content in wines from Syrah vines with the use of the Paulsen 1103 (1103-P) rootstock. In wines, the sugar content are important for a commercial classification of the wine, as it occurs in Brazil according to legislation stablished by the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, for example.
A BeZI (v, [mu],[sigma]) regression model was adjusted to understand the behavior of the mean incidence of leaf citrus canker (denoted by Y), influenced by two categorical covariates, the rootstock (denoted by PE and the categories Laranja Caipira, Limao Cravo, Tangerina Cleopatra and Tangerina Sunki) and another to represent the genotype (denoted by GE and the categories Arapongas, Bianchi, ELL, IAC, IAC 2000, Ipigua IAC, N58, N59 and Olimpia).
Therefore, the identification of rootstocks tolerant to salinity emerges as a promising alternative to allow the cultivation of the already existing commercial cultivars, with satisfactory yield under saline conditions.
In a field trial with seven scions (Gamay, Chasselas, Ehrenfelser, Reichensteiner, Egiodola, Perdea and Rousanne) grown on their own roots and on five different rootstocks (S04, Schwarzmann, 1103 Paulsen, Ramsey and Dogridge), a wide range in vine vigor was observed that was conferred primarily through the rootstock.
Talking to Rootstock, we learned that we could be a beta site for its new Configurator that was being developed on the force.