root cutting


root cutting
Cutting made from sections of roots alone.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • root — Ⅰ. root [1] ► NOUN 1) a part of a plant normally below ground, which acts as a support and collects water and nourishment. 2) the embedded part of a bodily organ or structure such as a hair. 3) (also root vegetable) a turnip, carrot, or other… …   English terms dictionary

  • Cutting (plant) — Rooting redirects here. For the Android OS concept, see Rooting (Android OS). Plant cuttings can be taken by cutting a stem of a plant, or a single leaf. Plant cutting, also known as striking or cloning, is a technique for vegetatively… …   Wikipedia

  • cutting — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 piece cut off from a plant ADJECTIVE ▪ leaf, root, stem VERB + CUTTING ▪ take CUTTING + VERB ▪ ro …   Collocations dictionary

  • root — [[t]ru͟ːt[/t]] ♦♦♦ roots, rooting, rooted 1) N COUNT: usu pl The roots of a plant are the parts of it that grow under the ground. ...the twisted roots of an apple tree. 2) V ERG If you root a plant or cutting or if it roots, roots form on the… …   English dictionary

  • root — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 of a plant ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, shallow ▪ gnarled ▪ plant, tree VERB + ROOT ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • root — root1 noun 1》 a part of a plant normally below ground, which acts as a support and collects water and nourishment.     ↘a turnip, carrot, or other vegetable which grows as a root. 2》 the embedded part of a bodily organ or structure such as a hair …   English new terms dictionary

  • cutting — cuttingly, adv. cuttingness, n. /kut ing/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that cuts. 2. something cut, cut off, or cut out. 3. Hort. a piece, as a root, stem, or leaf, cut from a plant and used for propagation. 4. something made by cutting,… …   Universalium