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rootstock:

see rhizomerhizome
or rootstock,
fleshy, creeping underground stem by means of which certain plants propagate themselves. Buds that form at the joints produce new shoots.
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rootstock

[′rüt‚stäk]
(botany)
A root or part of a root used as the stock for grafting.

rootstock

1. another name for rhizome
2. another name for stock
3. Biology a basic structure from which offshoots have developed
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Findings are that small watermelons can have the same sweetness, firmness and colour as the big ones, provided the root stock which is used is the right one.
These 16 citrus genotypes included 7 Lemon 2 Sweet Lime 3 Acid Lime 3 kumquats and 1 root stock.
Local peach was recommended as a root stock for scion varieties of peach because of its resistance against nematodes.
The sprouts originate from the root stock and should be removed near the ground line.
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To overcome the ravaging effects of phylloxera, surviving vines were grafted with American root stock because it was immune from the disease.
Plants are started from purchased root stock and take about five years to mature to produce cut flowers for the commercial market.
The first phase of the Orchard Project has seen pupils in eight Flintshire schools get lessons on air miles, locally produced food, healthy eating, how a tree works along with the life cycle of the tree and planting the root stock.
SEATTLE-BASED CLICK WINE GROUP is expanding its popular Root: 1 ungrafted root stock Chilean wines with two additional varietals: Carmenere and Chardonnay.
ASF managing director Lochy Porter conceded that fruit root stock was sourced from farms using conventional pesticides.
Summary: Himachal Pradesh is shifting to American apple varieties cultivation with state horticulture department distributing root stock plants to orchard owners for better yield of the fruit in the state.
All three varieties are grafted on semidwarfing root stock so they maintain a manageable size with an eventual height not exceeding 3m.