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(Science: botany) portion of a stem, root, or leaf cut from the parent plant for the production of a new independent plant by inducing it to form shoots and roots under favorable environmental conditions (for example, stem cuttings, leaf cuttings, leaf-bud cuttings, and root cuttings).

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Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?

I have an Acuba (Aucuba japonica Thunb.) bush http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Aucuba_japonica_01.jpg and last year I trimmed it and put the cuttings in my compose pile. The cuttings from the Acuba still look the same as the day I cut them, which got me wondering that maybe evergreens, because ...

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by Gannet
Sun Apr 13, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?
Replies: 2
Views: 953

[Research request] Rooting Response in cuttings

... I need an old research titled "Haun, J.R. and Cornell, P.W., 1951. Rooting response of geranium ( Pelargonium hortorum Baily, Var. Richard) cuttings as influenced by nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium nutrition of the stock plant." Can you help me? Thank you a lot Best Regards, Ahmed

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by AhmedSprouse
Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: [Research request] Rooting Response in cuttings
Replies: 5
Views: 3064

Help please

... to a pathogen or be able to survive if climate conditions change. Suggest a biological reason for each of the following. A) growing plants from cuttings rather than from seeds Ans; to form new leaves and roots quickly B) removing leaves from a cutting before planting it in soil Ans; to reduce ...

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by Olympic
Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help please
Replies: 8
Views: 8264

[URGENT] Gibberelins+Low light intensity+stock plant=highARF

... of ( Phaseolus aureus ) with gibberellins and let them grow in LOW light intensity, that will stimulate adventitious root formation (ARF) in cuttings gotten from those stock plants; while it will inhibit ARF in cuttings gotten from stock plants which were treated with gibberellins too but ...

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by AhmedSprouse
Tue May 15, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: [URGENT] Gibberelins+Low light intensity+stock plant=highARF
Replies: 4
Views: 1866

Skeletal remains id please

... local vicar and they are now in his posession to be investigated and re buried. I found them within rubble and soil in a heap used to put grass cuttings etc behind the church. Out of pure interest, can any one here id these bones and possibly explain the rather large hole in what looks to me ...

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by spindrift
Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Skeletal remains id please
Replies: 1
Views: 1859
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