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Shield budding

Definition
noun
A form of grafting in which a bud of a plant is inserted or grafted into another plant.
Supplement
The most common form is T-budding where a T-shaped slit is made under the bark of the stock plant. It is a common means of propagating roses and other fruit trees in nurseries.
See also: grafting


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