airlayering


airlayering
air layering n.
A method of propagating plants by wounding a stem or branch, applying a hormone to the wound, wrapping the stem or branch with damp sphagnum moss and polyethylene plastic to encourage root formation, and finally removing the rooted stem or branch as an independent plant.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Abmoosen — Abmoosen,   englisch Airlayering [ eəleɪərɪȖ], Airwrap [ eəræp], Pflanzenzucht: vegetative Vermehrungsart, bei der unterhalb des Blattansatzes von Trieben ein Schnitt geführt und dieser anschließend mit feuchtem Torf und Plastikfolie umhüllt wird …   Universal-Lexikon


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