from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In horticulture, the subject of making layers: the process of layering and all that is connected with it.
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But, I have begun testing my new biking shorts, but not yet the way you're supposed to use them because it's too danged cold and I need all the strategic layerage I can get. posted by Bardiac at 6:17 PM
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.
Interested nut growers are, therefore, urged to perpetuate the most promising hazelnuts of the wild by simple layerage.
Propagation of plants: propagation by seeds, cuttings, layerage, budding and grafting; principles of pruning.