from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The practice or process of multiplying plants by means of cuttings or severed parts.


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  • Artificial methods of propagation, especially those of cuttage and layerage, have the further advantage over propagation by means of seeds, in the perpetuation of desired characters of individual plants, one or more of which may appear in any plantation.

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