How to use Rootstock in a sentence
The underground stem or rootstock (rhizome) of perennial grasses is usually well developed, and often forms very FIG.
Tillage operations, the hoeing of root crops and the removal of the creeping rootstock will all help to reduce the weed.
The secret, she reveals, is to have rootstock beginning to grow, but the variety wood dormant.
Grown on a modern dwarf rootstock it is now quite possible to cultivate a good quality heavy yielding small tree in a tub.
A gene fragment, coding for the coat protein of the virus, is introduced into cells of healthy grapevine rootstock.Advertisement
Today, with help from past government incentives, orchards consist of dwarf rootstock trees, rarely growing beyond head height.
The big advantage of the M9 rootstock is that it will produce a crop of apples much sooner than more vigorous rootstocks.
Most of the world 's vineyards are planted with European vinifera vines that have been grafted onto North American species rootstock.
Perennials return year after year from their rootstock.
Many species spread by means of a creeping much-branched rootstock, or as in house-leek, by runners which perish after producing a terminal leaf-rosette.Advertisement
It has a fleshy rootstock, creeping beneath the surface of the soil and sending up luxuriant tufts of narrow, swordshaped leaves, from 4 to 8 ft.
After flowering the plant dies down, but increases by new lateral growths from the rootstock.
Sometimes there is attached to the rootstock a portion of stem, which is round and not prickly, differing in these respects from that of Smilax officinalis, which is square and prickly.
In some varieties, as the Guayaquil and Mexican, the whole plant, including the rootstock, is pulled up.
See the picture below which clearly shows how the apple tree has been grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock.Advertisement
Most die down to ground level in the autumn, some go back to a woody rootstock.
Perhaps the drive for clonal diversity on resistant rootstock is due to new vineyard development and the replanting of infected vineyards.
Each vineyard block is managed uniquely, adjusting according to varietal, terroir, clone, rootstock and row orientation.
Some of my happiest memories are of my father planting rootstock, pruning vines, and simply loving every minute of his effort in our family vineyard.