Propagation of Potatoes

Abstract

IT is interesting in view of the recent correspondence1,2 on this subject to recall that a century ago the planting of whole tubers was by no means the only method employed for propagating the potato. Louden (“Encyclopaedia of Agriculture”, 1844) lists the use of small cuttings, sprouts, shoots, eyes, and buds, as methods of propagation, and in… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/152450b0

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