air layering


air layering
method of stimulating root growth in a plant limb in order to grow the limb as a separate plant

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • air layering — Hort. a method of propagating a plant by girdling or cutting part way into a stem or branch and packing the area with a moist medium, as sphagnum moss, stimulating root formation so that the stem or branch can be removed and grown as an… …   Universalium

  • air layering — noun : vegetative propagation of a plant (as one difficult or impossible to graft or bud) by enclosing a branch or shoot often after wounding or girdling in a moist medium (as sphagnum or soil) until roots have formed, the branch or shoot then… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Layering — This article is about the plant propagation techniques. For other uses, see Layering (disambiguation). Layering Layering is a means of plant propagation in which a portion of an aerial stem grows roots while still attached to the parent plant and …   Wikipedia

  • air layer — noun : a plant propagated by air layering * * * 1. to treat a plant by means of air layering. 2. to use air layering to propagate a plant. 3. a plant, commonly a young one, that has been propagated by air layering …   Useful english dictionary

  • air layer — 1. to treat a plant by means of air layering. 2. to use air layering to propagate a plant. 3. a plant, commonly a young one, that has been propagated by air layering. * * * …   Universalium

  • layering — /lay euhr ing/, n. 1. the wearing of lightweight or unconstructed garments one upon the other, as to create a fashionable ensemble or to provide warmth without undue bulkiness or heaviness. 2. Tailoring. the trimming of multiple layers of fabric… …   Universalium

  • Air mass — For other uses, see Air mass (astronomy) and Air mass (solar energy). Different air masses which affect North America, as well as othe …   Wikipedia

  • chinese layering — noun Usage: usually capitalized C : marcottage * * * Chinese layering noun Air layering (qv) • • • Main Entry: ↑china …   Useful english dictionary

  • pot layering — noun : air layering in which the rooting medium is held in a small pot …   Useful english dictionary

  • airlayering — air layering n. A method of propagating plants by wounding a stem or branch, applying a hormone to the wound, wrapping the stem or branch with damp sphagnum moss and polyethylene plastic to encourage root formation, and finally removing the… …   Universalium


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