- n. Plural form of rootstock.
“Meonhill, made from grapes grown from French rootstocks planted in Hampshire, will be available early in 2012.”
“Desert larkspur (Delphinium parryi) is a perennial that has woody rootstocks but also sprouts only in wetter years.”
“One thing to keep in mind is that many vineyards are planted with experimental grapes, clones or rootstocks, but you won't hear about them until they are a success and the vineyard can plant more.”
“In the plum sections the trees had all been grown on dwarfing rootstocks, so that the young plums were as if on display, held out before us; small and violet-blue-blushed, slightly furry, still hard and undersized but ripening and waxing like hundreds of small moons.”
“Gardeners with heavy soil can select rootstocks that are more tolerant of wet conditions.”
“African wild plants with rootstocks reported to be eaten raw: The Monocotyledons, Part 1.”
“The choice of rootstock matters: different rootstocks bring out different qualities in the scion.”
“If the research bears fruit (sorry) then growers will have new information about the best rootstock to use — and plant breeders will understand more about how rootstocks affect scions.”
“He grafted Gala scions onto two different rootstocks, then scanned the genetic makeup of each to see which genes were active.”
“Actually, most of the young orange trees raised here for transplanting are grafted onto cucho rootstocks.”
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