New Root Formation in Plants and Cuttings

@inproceedings{Jackson1986NewRF,
  title={New Root Formation in Plants and Cuttings},
  author={Michael B. Wyse Jackson},
  booktitle={Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences},
  year={1986}
}
The formation of roots is in some respects one of the least fundamentally understood of all plant functions. Propagation by cuttings is the aspect that will occur first to most gardeners and horticulturists, and it is certainly the most useful application. But any observant traveller in the tropics can notice that some trees have the habit of forming roots in the air. Climbers like Cissus bear long fine strings of roots hanging down. Pandanus trees tend to have stout aerial roots issuing from… CONTINUE READING

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