vegetative propagation


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vegetative propagation

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vegetative reproduction

a form of ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION in plants in which vegetative organs are able to produce new individuals. Natural methods of vegetative propagation are by means of, for example, RHIZOMES (stems), TUBERS (stems or roots) and RUNNERS (stems). Artificial methods include GRAFTING and CUTTINGS.
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Seminiferous propagation was an important propagation method at the beginning of the domestication and expansion of apple tree, but the vegetative propagation is the main propagation method of this species, emphasizing grafting, in which the union of a rootstock with canopy cultivar is made.
Their vegetative propagation is naturally slow and the formation of lateral sprout does not happen often, fact that hinders their propagation through conventional methods (NG & SALEH, 2011).
Conventional vegetative propagation of stevia has been found inappropriate owing to pathogen infestation and poor growth response of plants (Mishra et al., 2010).
If you go to Sustainable Forest Management Department (SFM), it is from there the afforestation activities, and vegetative propagation evolved.
On the other hand, I do like to do a bit of vegetative propagation from time to time, whether that be cuttings of some kind or layering.
class="MsoNormalA seed scientist is basically an expert in the most basic units of plant reproduction, be it through a seed or by vegetative propagation means.
Thus, vegetative propagation with the use of micropropagation is an option to reduce the time to start fruit production and to produce healthy seedlings with higher yield (Dantas et al., 2012).
Vegetative propagation: These gemmae become visible in A.
It has been utilized for vegetative propagation in the aquaculture industry, and for the repopulation of species that have a high economic value like Gracilaria spp.
Cutting is the most economical method of vegetative propagation (Davies and Hartman, 1988).