vegetative propagation


vegetative propagation

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • vegetative propagation — ways of increasing plant numbers using leaves, stems, roots or other parts by techniques such as layering, cuttings or grafting …   Combined glossary of agriculture

  • vegetative propagation —   Production of new plants by removal or division of offsets or suckers …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • Vegetative reproduction — Production of new individuals along a leaf margin of the air plant, Kalanchoe pinnata. The small plant in front is about 1 cm tall. The concept of individual is obviously stretched by this process …   Wikipedia

  • vegetative — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to vegetation or the growth of plants. 2) Biology relating to or denoting reproduction or propagation achieved by asexual means. 3) Medicine alive but comatose and without apparent brain activity or responsiveness …   English terms dictionary

  • vegetative — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) growing or having the power of growing (2) of, relating to, or engaged in nutritive and growth functions as contrasted with reproductive functions < a vegetative nucleus > b. promoting plant growth < the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vegetative — 1. Growing or functioning involuntarily or unconsciously, after the assumed manner of vegetable life; denoting especially a state of grossly impaired consciousness, as after severe head trauma or brain disease, in which an individual is incapable …   Medical dictionary

  • vegetative — veg|e|ta|tive [ˈvedʒıtətıv US teıtıv] adj [only before noun] 1.) technical relating to plants, and particularly to the way they grow or make new plants vegetative reproduction/propagation 2.) a vegetative state a condition in which someone cannot …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • vegetative life — life that is manifested in automatic acts requisite for the maintenance of the individual and the propagation of the species …   Medical dictionary

  • vegetative — [ vɛdʒɪtətɪv, teɪtɪv] adjective 1》 Biology relating to or denoting reproduction or propagation achieved by asexual means, either naturally or artificially. 2》 relating to vegetation or the growth of plants. 3》 Medicine alive but comatose and… …   English new terms dictionary

  • propagation — The duplication of a whole plant from a range of vegetative materials; adapted for in vitro culture as micropropagation …   Glossary of Biotechnology