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Grafting

- Noun

The transplanting of a portion of flesh or skin to a denuded surface; autoplasty.

- Noun

A scarfing or endwise attachment of one timber to another.


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    Grafting

    Grafting or graftage is a horticultural technique whereby tissues of plants are joined so as to continue their growth together. The upper part of the combined plant is called the scion (/ˈsaɪən/ ) while the lower part is called the rootstock. 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.

  • Tomato grafting

    Tomato grafting has been utilized worldwide in Asia and Europe for greenhouse and high tunnel production and is gaining popularity in the United States. Typically, stock or rootstock are selected for their ability to resist infection by certain soilborne pathogens or their ability to increase vigor and fruit yield. The scion of the grafted tomato represents the upper portion of the plant and is selected for its fruit quality characteristics. There are several methods for grafting tomatoes and they have certain advantages and disadvantages. Once the grafts are made, the plants are moved into a chamber or environment with high relative humidity (>90%) and low light levels to reduce water stress in the scion while the graft union forms.

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    Grafting is the process of adding nodes to inferred decision trees to improve the predictive accuracy. A decision tree is a graphical model that is used as a support tool for decision process.

  • Nurse grafting

    Nurse grafting is a method of plant propagation that is used for hard-to-root plant material. If a desirable selection cannot be grown from seed, because it will be genetically different from the parent, it must be propagated asexually in order to be genetically identical to the parent. Nurse grafting results in a scion developing its own roots, instead of being grafted to a rootstock.

  • The Grafting of Life

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