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2.2.2 Artificial Clones and Agriculture

Taking Cuttings Grafting
Cut a section of stem between nodes, then Join a shoot section of a woody plant to a
treat the cut end of the stem with auxins to growing root and stem (rootstock), and the
encourage root growth, and plant.…

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Costs are reduced as the crop is all
ready to harvest at the same time

Faster than selective breeding as huge
numbers of clones are produced from a
small number of valuable plants


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