patch budding

patch budding

[′pach ‚bəd·iŋ]
(botany)
Budding in which a small rectangular patch of bark bearing the scion (a bud) is fitted into a corresponding opening in the bark of the stock.
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These include an assortment of double-bladed knives for patch budding that permit simultaneous parallel cuts on opposite sides of the bud to be made in a single stroke.
The most appropriate use of patch budding is with a stock plant that has thick bark and a scion plant whose budsticks have thin bark.