plate budding

plate budding

[′plāt ‚bəd·iŋ]
(botany)
Plant budding by inserting a rectangular scion with a bud under a flap of bark on the stock in such a manner that the exposed wood on the stock is covered.
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Also called plate budding, this is another ancient technique which has only recently become the preferred method of grafting.