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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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The rooting index is variable according to the rootstock. 'Marubakaido' shows rooting rates close to 100%, but in clonal rootstocks of EM and M series, rates range from 10 to 30%.
But Idaho mint growers who also sell certified rootstock growers such as the 49-year-old Cummins are on a short list.
The rootstock needs to be chosen with care, so that the resulting tree will cope with the climate in the locality as well as being manageable for the gardener.
An efficient cultivation can be performed in eggplant-like graft-able plants through using salt and drought tolerance-like superior characteristics of rootstock and genotypes.
There was no significant interaction between rootstock and hydric condition for the variables root, stem and leaf dry matter weight (data not shown).
Avgelis, "Evaluation of Solanum rootstock accessions for control of root-knot nematodes and tobamoviruses," Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection, vol.
An old, dying apple tree can be perpetuated by grafting one of its stems onto a young rootstock.
Thus, the particular soil and climate characteristics, the cultivar and rootstock combinations are important to wine characteristics.
Choosing a suitable rootstock should take many factors into account, and the possibility of establishing a resistance criterion to citrus canker for canopy variety is an important feature in the integrated management or prevention of disease, especially in regions where citrus cankeris endemic (Danos, Berger, & Stall, 1984, Agostini, Graham, & Timmer, 1985).
Therefore, it can be inferred that the cultivar 'Ogawa' does not meet the criteria of a good rootstock, which must be rustic, with fast growth and well adapted to the environment (Souza et al., 2013; Brito et al., 2014; Paiva et al., 2015).
Among the ungrafted vines, rootstock 1103 Paulsen had the highest total K uptake, and rootstock 110 Richter had the lowest total K uptake.