Grafting and budding pdf
dobraemerytura.org - AHCPHTA - Undertake field budding and graftingUnit descriptor. This unit covers the process of undertaking field budding and grafting and defines the standard required to: take budding and grafting material from plants; select and prepare stock for budding and grafting; demonstrate a range of budding and grafting techniques; maintain labels and records of the budding and grafting operation; and dispose of unused grafting material according to environmental and disease management procedures. Application of the unit. This unit applies to the process of undertaking budding and grafting of trees, shrubs, vines and other plant types in nurseries or in-field situations. Field budding and grafting is usually carried out within established company procedures.
Bud Grafting: The EASIEST GRAFT
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Log In. Grafting and budding are horticultural techniques used to join parts from two or more plants so that they appear to grow as a single plant. In grafting, the upper part scion of one plant grows on the root system rootstock of another plant. In the budding process, a bud is taken from one plant and grown on another. Although budding is considered a modern art and science, grafting is not new.
Grafting or graftage  is a horticultural technique whereby tissues of plants are joined so as to continue their growth together. The success of this joining requires that the vascular tissues grow together and such joining is called inosculation. The technique is most commonly used in asexual propagation of commercially grown plants for the horticultural and agricultural trades. In most cases, one plant is selected for its roots and this is called the stock or rootstock. The other plant is selected for its stems , leaves , flowers , or fruits and is called the scion or cion. In stem grafting, a common grafting method, a shoot of a selected, desired plant cultivar is grafted onto the stock of another type.
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