The plant propagator's bible / Miranda Smith.

By: Smith, Miranda, 1944-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Emmaus, PA : Rodale, c2007Description: 192 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 25 cmISBN: 9781594864483 (pbk.); 1594864489 (pbk.)Subject(s): Plant propagationDDC classification: 635/.043 LOC classification: SB119 | .S59 2007
Contents:
Tools and techniques. The propagator's tool kit. Hand tools ; Equipment and supplies ; Soil mixes ; Propagation equipment -- Starting from seed. Seed characteristics ; Flowers and seeds ; Starting seeds ; Leaching ; Soaking ; Scarification ; Stratification ; Light ; Dark ; Relative humidity ; Temperatures ; Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels ; Life cycles and growth characteristics ; Saving seeds ; Pollination ; Harvesting and cleaning ; Storing saved seeds ; Treating seeds to prevent disease ; Working with hybrids -- Dividing established plants. Good digging ; Dividing plants with fibrous root systems ; Dividing plants with fleshy or woody crowns ; Dividing suckers ; Dividing plants with rhizomes ; Dividing plants with tubers ; Dividing plants with offsets ; Dividing plants with bulbs and corms ; Scoring, sectioning, scooping, and coring bulbs ; Scaling lily bulbs -- Cuttings. Types of cuttings ; Greenwood cuttings ; Softwood cuttings ; Semiripe cuttings ; Hardwood cuttings ; Conifer cuttings ; Cane cuttings ; Leaf petiole cuttings ; Leaf vein cuttings ; Upright leaf cuttings ; Monocot leaf cuttings ; Root cuttings -- Layering. Tip layering ; Simple and serpentine layering ; Air layering ; Stooling or mound layering ; French layering ; Dropping -- Grafting. Grafting with rootstocks ; Whip-and-tongue grafting ; Apical-wedge grafting and saddle grafting ; Side-wedge grafting ; Approach grafting ; Four-flap grafting ; Side-veneer grafting ; T-budding ; Chip budding ; Grafting a cactus -- Plant directory.
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"A Quarto book"--T.p. verso.

Includes index.

Tools and techniques. The propagator's tool kit. Hand tools ; Equipment and supplies ; Soil mixes ; Propagation equipment -- Starting from seed. Seed characteristics ; Flowers and seeds ; Starting seeds ; Leaching ; Soaking ; Scarification ; Stratification ; Light ; Dark ; Relative humidity ; Temperatures ; Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels ; Life cycles and growth characteristics ; Saving seeds ; Pollination ; Harvesting and cleaning ; Storing saved seeds ; Treating seeds to prevent disease ; Working with hybrids -- Dividing established plants. Good digging ; Dividing plants with fibrous root systems ; Dividing plants with fleshy or woody crowns ; Dividing suckers ; Dividing plants with rhizomes ; Dividing plants with tubers ; Dividing plants with offsets ; Dividing plants with bulbs and corms ; Scoring, sectioning, scooping, and coring bulbs ; Scaling lily bulbs -- Cuttings. Types of cuttings ; Greenwood cuttings ; Softwood cuttings ; Semiripe cuttings ; Hardwood cuttings ; Conifer cuttings ; Cane cuttings ; Leaf petiole cuttings ; Leaf vein cuttings ; Upright leaf cuttings ; Monocot leaf cuttings ; Root cuttings -- Layering. Tip layering ; Simple and serpentine layering ; Air layering ; Stooling or mound layering ; French layering ; Dropping -- Grafting. Grafting with rootstocks ; Whip-and-tongue grafting ; Apical-wedge grafting and saddle grafting ; Side-wedge grafting ; Approach grafting ; Four-flap grafting ; Side-veneer grafting ; T-budding ; Chip budding ; Grafting a cactus -- Plant directory.

Includes index.

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