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1. (Science: botany) The act, art, or process of inserting grafts.

2. The act or method of weaving a cover for a ring, rope end, etc.

3. (Science: surgery) The transplanting of a portion of flesh or skin to a denuded surface; autoplasty.

4. A scarfing or endwise attachment of one timber to another.

(Science: botany) cleft grafting, a method of grafting by cutting the ends of the scion and stock completely across and obliquely, in such a manner that the sections are of the same shape, then lapping the ends so that the one cut surface exactly fits the other, and securing them by tying or otherwise. Whip grafting, tongue grafting, the same as splice grafting, except that a cleft or slit is made in the end of both scion and stock, in the direction of the grain and in the middle of the sloping surface, forming a kind of tongue, so that when put together, the tongue of each is inserted in the slit of the other. Grafting scissors, a surgeons scissors, used in rhinoplastic operations, etc. Grafting tool. Any tool used in grafting. A very strong curved spade used in digging canals. Grafting wax, a composition of rosin, beeswax tallow, etc, used in binding up the wounds of newly grafted trees.

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... cutting before planting it in soil Ans; to reduce water loss  C) using growth regulators when growing cuttings Ans;  to speed up root formation D) grafting cultivated roses onto wild rose rootstock Ans; to combine the useful traits or qualities from the roses onto wild rose rootstock, eg large ...

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by Olympic
Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help please
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Re: 6 fingers

... to mention that doctors don't just cut off parts like that. There is a fine technique that utilizes lasers, sutures and sometimes even skin grafting, something you are incapable of performing in your own home. If the skin is bothersome and causing pain or getting in the way, you could see ...

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by HelpPleaseThankYou
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 6 fingers
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Why do you keep talking about species

@ kolean , grafting has nothing to do with inter-species breeding, you can't graft animals.

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by Jonl1408
Fri Mar 18, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do you keep talking about species
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fruits and vegetables

... roots, stems, leaves ,buds ,stolons etc. They can be grown by different methods of vegetative propagation like budding, cutting, air layering, grafting, using stolons,twin scaling etc. Otherwise, it can be grown by the modern tissue culture method.

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by sumita
Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:13 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: fruits and vegetables
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grafting and chromosomes

In a plant grafting is done and the stock has 48 chromosomes and scion has 24 chromosomes . Then the no. of chriomosomes in a root cell and in egg of stock and scion respectively is........???

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by agent007
Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:31 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: grafting and chromosomes
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