The Manual of Plant Grafting, Practical techniques for ornamentals, vegetables and fruit.

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The Manual of Plant Grafting, Practical techniques for ornamentals, vegetables and fruit. Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Timber Press Pages: 256 Illustrations and other contents: 186 colour photos, 26 b/w illustrations ISBN: 9781604694635 Category:

This authoritative, practical guide describes the latest plant grafting techniques for students, professionals and enthusiastic amateurs. Author Peter MacDonald puts the latest grafting practices in the context of historical techniques, and clarifies the reasons for grafting plants. He explains the science behind the process in order to help readers understand what happens when plants graft and how to become successful grafters. Peter also demonstrates the main grafting processes and follows this with a chart of selected plants that indicates which process to use for each.

Weight1 kg

Author Biography

Peter MacDonald teaches at the Scottish Agricultural College and researches propagation techniques for industrial application. He is former president of the International Plant Propagator's Society. He teaches and runs workshops for the National Trust School of Scotland.