A complete teaching guide with hands-on laboratories, this book is edited by two of the leading experts in the field. The text develops a working knowledge of the principles of plant propagation, as they apply in temperate and tropical environments. In addition to presenting the essential fundamentals, this carefully conceived w
Introduction. History. Structures for Plant Propagation. Plant Propagation Media and Containers. Plant Propagation Diseases and the Importance of Sanitation. Evaluation of Propagated Plants. General Concepts for Successful Vegetative Propagation. Propagation by Stem Cuttings. Propagation by Leaf and Root Cuttings. Layering. Grafting and Budding. Bulbs and Plants with Special Structures. Micropropagation. Seed Production and Propagation.