Saturday, August 1, 2009

Plant Propagation - Asexual

1. Cuttings / Striking ( Keratan )


1a. stem cuttings


1b. leaf cuttings


1c. root cuttings


2. Layering ( Tut )


2a. air layering / marcotting



2b. ground layering


3. Grafting ( Cantuman )


3a. approach ( cantuman sandingan )


3b. budding ( cantuman mata tunas )

3C. cleft ( cantuman belahan baji )

4. Storage organs

4a. Bulbs ( underground vertical shoots that has modified leaes )

- Onion, Garlic, Lily, memebers of the Alliaceae & Liliaceae family, etc

4b. Corms ( short, vertical, swollen underground stem )

- Arrowhead, Asparagus and other members of the Asparagales family, Banana and allies, Crocus, Water chestnut, Yam, members of the Araceae family, etc

4c. Tubers ( thickend part of a rhizome or stolon )

- Cassava, Potato

4d. Rhizomes ( creeping, horizontal, underground main stem )

- Ginger

4e. Stolons / Rnners ( surface/under-ground-surface stem, sprouts from an existing stem, has long internodes, generates new shoots at the end 0f the tip

- Cyperus, Grasses, Strawberry

5. Divison ( Belahan )


6. Micropropagation / Tissue Culture

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