Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition

Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition

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Includes a DVD Containing All Figures and Supplemental Images in PowerPoint This new edition of Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises presents a robust view of modern plant propagation practices such as vegetable grafting and micropropagation. Along with foundation knowledge in anatomy and plant physiology, the book takes a look into the future and how cutting edge research may impact plant propagation practices. The book emphasizes the principles of plant propagation applied in both temperate and tropical environments. In addition to presenting the fundamentals, the book features protocols and practices that students can apply in both laboratory and field experiences. The book shows readers how to choose the best methods for plant propagation including proper media and containers as well as performing techniques such as budding, cutting, layering, grafting, and cloning. It also discusses how to recognize and cope with various propagation challenges. Also included are concept chapters highlighting key information, laboratory exercises, anticipated laboratory results, stimulating questions, and a DVD containing all the figures in the book as well as some supplemental images.Snake plant, mother-in-lawa#39;s tongue Araceae Zamioculcas zamiifolia ZZ Begoniaceae Begonia spp. ... a similar manner, being sure to space the multiple cuttings about 2 to 3 cm apart in the container to allow light to shine on ... So, the result is a rooted leaf that may survive for many months but would not usually produce a plant (Figure 22.1f). ... Why do shoots usually form after roots have already formed?

Title:Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition
Author:Caula A. Beyl, Robert N. Trigiano
Publisher:CRC Press - 2014-09-03


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