air layering


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air layering

[′er ‚lā·ər·iŋ]
(botany)
A method of vegetative propagation, usually of a wounded part, in which the branch or shoot is enclosed in a moist medium until roots develop, and then it is severed and cultivated as an independent plant.
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laticuspis air layering resulted such a successful technique to initiate adventitious roots stem, so that root production was better than cutting, as it occurs in vegetative propagation of Cecropia obtusifolia (LaPierre, 2001).
Layering was observed to be a good technique for plant propagation because the cutting in air layering is not separated from the mother plant and continuously receives water and nutrients through the xylem (Hartmann et al.
Given the above, this study aimed to evaluate the use of different Stimulate[R] concentrations and substrate types in the vegetative propagation of litchi using the air layering technique.
In the stages of flowering and fruiting the air layering was performed in branches without flowers or fruits.
Keywords: Olive, air layering, propagation, time factor
Bearss' limes are propagated by grafting their buds onto lemon seedlings or by air layering.
Air layering Amateur horticulturists frequently use this technique on interior plants.
Upright plants whose branches won't easily connect with the soil, such as witch hazel, acer and jasmine may be more suited to air layering.
A third method is air layering, which is ideal for plants which often lack low-growing shoots suitable for conventional layering, such as magnolia, hazel and flowering cornus species.
STOCKS may benefit A third method is air layering, ideal for plants which often lack low-growing shoots suitable for conventional layering, such as magnolia, hazel, cotinus and flowering cornus species.
obtusifolia Bertoloni, 1840 from cuttings and air layering are described, and the results of an experiment to test the effect of two auxins, naphthalene acetic acid (NAA) and indole butyric acid (IBA), on adventitious root production in cuttings are presented.
He said more than 600,000 cuttings and air layering were practiced for propagation purpose.