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Types of Asexual Propagation - Horticulture - Lecture Slides

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Post: January 18th, 2013
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These are the lecture slides of Horticulture and key important points are: Types of Asexual Propagation, Tissue Culture, Grafting, Parts of Graft, Single Composite Plant, Influence Winter Hardiness, Success of Grafts Depends, Vascular Cambium, Graft Union Formation
These are the lecture slides of Horticulture and key important points are: Types of Asexual Propagation, Tissue Culture, Grafting, Parts of Graft, Single Composite Plant, Influence Winter Hardiness, Success of Grafts Depends, Vascular Cambium, Graft Union Formation
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• Major types of asexual propagation: – – – – – – Division Cuttings Monday Layering Grafting Budding Micropropagation (tissue culture) Today Docsity.com Asexual propagation • Grafting = joining together of plant parts so they grow as a single composite plant – Two parts of graft • Scion = short piece of stem with several dormant buds – Scion generally from the desired cultivar • Stock = lower portion (stem and/or roots of another plant) – Stock chosen because: » Control size of overall plant » Influence the time to fruit maturity » Influence winter hardiness » Offer disease or stress resistance Docsity.com Asexual propagation • Success of grafts depends on: – Correct seasonal timing of graft – Maintaining high humidity at graft union – Selecting closely related plants to graft – Lining up vascular cambium of scion with vascular cambium of stock • Requires ‘clean’ cut of scion and stock • Grafting cannot be done with monocots becau..

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