How to use Rootstock in a sentence

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  • The underground stem or rootstock (rhizome) of perennial grasses is usually well developed, and often forms very FIG.

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  • Tillage operations, the hoeing of root crops and the removal of the creeping rootstock will all help to reduce the weed.

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  • The secret, she reveals, is to have rootstock beginning to grow, but the variety wood dormant.

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  • Grown on a modern dwarf rootstock it is now quite possible to cultivate a good quality heavy yielding small tree in a tub.

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  • A gene fragment, coding for the coat protein of the virus, is introduced into cells of healthy grapevine rootstock.

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  • Today, with help from past government incentives, orchards consist of dwarf rootstock trees, rarely growing beyond head height.

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  • The big advantage of the M9 rootstock is that it will produce a crop of apples much sooner than more vigorous rootstocks.

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  • Most of the world 's vineyards are planted with European vinifera vines that have been grafted onto North American species rootstock.

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  • Perennials return year after year from their rootstock.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • After flowering the plant dies down, but increases by new lateral growths from the rootstock.

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  • 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.

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  • In some varieties, as the Guayaquil and Mexican, the whole plant, including the rootstock, is pulled up.

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  • See the picture below which clearly shows how the apple tree has been grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock.

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  • Most die down to ground level in the autumn, some go back to a woody rootstock.

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  • Perhaps the drive for clonal diversity on resistant rootstock is due to new vineyard development and the replanting of infected vineyards.

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  • Each vineyard block is managed uniquely, adjusting according to varietal, terroir, clone, rootstock and row orientation.

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  • 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.

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