Plant Propagation

Asparagus Crown Production

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Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details described here is important so that all requirements for certified plant production can be met. Certified plants are most saleable and bring a premium price. One-year-old crowns will produce a healthy asparagus planting.

Authors: 
Douglas Sanders
Publisher: 
NC State University
Year: 
2,001

Rootstocks for Size Control in Apple Trees

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Modern orchards are being developed with small (dwarf) trees at close spacing. The proper distance for setting the trees varies with the variety selected and the fertility and water-holding capacity of the soil.

Authors: 
Esteban Herrera
Publisher: 
New Mexico State University
Year: 
2,002

Postharvest seed treatments to improve the papaya seed germination and seedlings development

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Authors: 
Guillermo M. Carrillo-Castañeda
Authors: 
Francisco Bautista-Calles
Authors: 
Angel Villegas-Monter
Publisher: 
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems
Year: 
2,013

Experiencias de la aplicación comercial de la técnica de reproducción acelerada de semilla (TRAS) en plátano en Rivas y Nandaime

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Authors: 
Guillermo Reyes Castro
Authors: 
Ena Rivers Carcache
Authors: 
Heidy Guadalupe Corea Narváez
Authors: 
Rosario del Socorro García Loáisiga
Publisher: 
La Calera, UNA, Nicaragua
Year: 
2,009

Vegetable Grafting: The Healing Chamber

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High value vegetable crops such as eggplant, heirloom tomato, and triploid watermelon are grafted to increase vigor, yield, tolerance to salinity and temperature extremes, and disease resistance. Commercial production and demand for grafted vegetable plants continues to increase across Asia and Europe, and has begun to expand to North America.

Authors: 
Sacha Johnson
Authors: 
Carol Miles
Authors: 
Patti Kreider
Authors: 
Jonathan Roozen
Publisher: 
Washington State University
Year: 
2,011

Mejorando la calidad de nuestra semilla de papa mediante la selección de las mejores plantas

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Guía de campo para agricultores

Authors: 
R. Orrego
Authors: 
K. Manrique
Authors: 
M. Quevedo
Authors: 
O. Ortiz
Publisher: 
Centro Internacional de la Papa
Year: 
2,012

Principles and Practices of Organic Lettuce Seed Production in the Pacific Northwest

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Authors: 
Jared Zyskowski
Authors: 
John Navazio
Authors: 
Frank Morton
Authors: 
Micaela Colley
Authors: 
Jared Zyskowski
Publisher: 
Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF)
Year: 
2,010

Propagating Plants From Seed

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Many annual and perennial plants can be propagated from seeds. Although growing plants from seeds is relatively easy compared to other methods of multiplying plants, it can be challenging due to the specific germination requirements of certain seeds. In general, such requirements are related to overcoming various kinds of germination inhibitions. This publication provides information on how to germinate seeds and grow them into healthy plants.
Seed Selection

Authors: 
G.N.M. Kumar
Authors: 
F.E. Larsen
Authors: 
K.a. Schekel
Publisher: 
Washington State University Extension
Year: 
2,009

Producción Artesanal de Semillas de Hortalizas para la Huerta Familiar

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El manual técnico "Producción Artesanal de Semillas de Hortalizas para laAgricultura Familiar" pretende instruir de manera didáctica y con un fuerte enfoque práctico la producción in situ de semillas de hortalizas.

Authors: 
Alexander Cornejo
Publisher: 
FAO
Year: 
2,011

Evaluation of Flame Seedless Grapevines Grafted on Some Rootstocks

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Authors: 
Rafaat S.S. El-Gendy
Publisher: 
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants
Year: 
2,013
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