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  • n. Plural form of rootstock.


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  • Meonhill, made from grapes grown from French rootstocks planted in Hampshire, will be available early in 2012.

    English sparkling wine comes of age with French boost

  • Desert larkspur (Delphinium parryi) is a perennial that has woody rootstocks but also sprouts only in wetter years.

    Adaptations of desert plants

  • One thing to keep in mind is that many vineyards are planted with experimental grapes, clones or rootstocks, but you won't hear about them until they are a success and the vineyard can plant more.

    The New York Cork Report:

  • In the plum sections the trees had all been grown on dwarfing rootstocks, so that the young plums were as if on display, held out before us; small and violet-blue-blushed, slightly furry, still hard and undersized but ripening and waxing like hundreds of small moons.

    Wonderful weekend walk in orchards

  • Gardeners with heavy soil can select rootstocks that are more tolerant of wet conditions.

    Edible Landscaping: Luscious Spring Fruits

  • African wild plants with rootstocks reported to be eaten raw: The Monocotyledons, Part 1.

    Western Guinean lowland forests

  • The choice of rootstock matters: different rootstocks bring out different qualities in the scion.

    Archive 2006-03-19

  • If the research bears fruit (sorry) then growers will have new information about the best rootstock to use — and plant breeders will understand more about how rootstocks affect scions.

    Archive 2006-03-19

  • He grafted Gala scions onto two different rootstocks, then scanned the genetic makeup of each to see which genes were active.

    Archive 2006-03-19

  • Actually, most of the young orange trees raised here for transplanting are grafted onto cucho rootstocks.



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