Definition of bud-graft in English:

bud-graft

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verb

[with object]
  • Graft a bud from (a plant) on to another plant.
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    • Also, after these roses were germinated and grown for a short while, the breeder then bud grafts them onto a robust rootstock to watch their growth attributes for several years.
    • Three or five apple varieties are bud-grafted onto the same tree.
    • Clones of Hevea brasiliensis are normally bud-grafted on seedling rootstocks.

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  • A plant grown by grafting a bud from one plant on to another plant.
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    • Many citrus fruits are hybrids created through cross-pollination or through bud grafts, when root stock from one species or variety is grafted onto another to produce a new species or variety.
    • It is a non-vegetative bud graft particularly suited to vines in warm climates.
    • Within a week to ten days you will be able to determine if the bud graft has taken.

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