It covers propagation structures;nursery techniques and management; sexual method of propagation; apomixis, polymebryony, chimera and bud sport; selection and maintenance of mother trees; collection of scion wood stick, scion-stock relationship and their influences, and bud wood certification; natural vegetative propagation;conventional artificial vegetative propagation; and biotechnological artificial vegetative propagation (micropropagation).Simple and lucid language has been followed for clear and easy understanding of the beginners.
The book is illustrated with photographs and diagrams. Questions are set at the end of each chapter under Outcomes Assessment to assess the understanding of the students.
1 Plant Propagation: An Introduction, 2. Propagation Structures, 3. Nursery Techniques and Management. 4.Sexual Method of Propagation.5. Apomixis, Polyembryony, Chimera and Bud Sport. 6 Selection and Maintenance of Mother Trees. 7 Collection of Scion Wood Stick, Scion-Stock Relationship and Their Influences, and Bud Wood Certification.. 8 Natural Vegetative Propagation..9 Conventional Artificial Vegetative Propagation.10 Biotechnological Artificial Vegetative Propagation (Micropropagation)