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Principle and Practice in Vegetative Propagation

Nature volume 154, pages 680681 (25 November 1944) | Download Citation



PRACTICES of vegetative propagation of plants, originated in antiquity, and used without change for many centuries, have probably received a greater inspiration from modern science than any other of man's ancient occupations. The discovery of plant hormones made it possible to propagate species which had previously defied the greatest horticultural skill. There are, however, many other factors which have recently been passed in masterly review by R. J. Garner*.

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