Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key


Play button


Play button




Click to flip

7 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
What is grafting?
-inserting a part of one plant into or on another so that they can unite and continue growth as a single plant
What is the stock of a plant?
-the basal part of a grafted plant
What is the scion of a plant?
-the detached shoot with more than one bud
-the upper part of a graft
What are 8 plant generally grafted?
-some maples
-tree peonies
Why should grafting be used?
-an alternative way if other methods don't work
-to dwarf scion growth
-to repair injured trees
-to shorten time to flowering
-ornamental selections/novelties
-improve insect and disease resistance
-improve heat/salt tolerance
What are some different types of grafts?
-side or veneer
-whip and tongue
-patch budding
What are some problems with grafting?
-suckering from roots
-graft incompatibility