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(Science: botany) A short, erect, swollen structure at the junction of the root and shoot systems of a plant. A horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure.

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... 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 flowers grafted to wild rose with large roots ...

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by Olympic
Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help please
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1)When grafting, it is extremely important that you bond the cambium layer of the rootstock with the cambium layer of the scion. Matching up these two surfaces as closely as possible is extremely important. These two sections of cambium layer are going to bond and ...

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by Carolynparsons
Tue Nov 22, 2005 6:36 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Grafting? and other plant realted questions
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