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root graft

  1. Horticulture. the process of grafting a shoot or stem of one plant onto a section of root of another.
  2. a plant, commonly a young one, that is the result of root grafting.
  3. the natural underground growing together or joining of the roots of nearby plants.
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Origin of root graft

First recorded in 1815–25
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Historical Examples of root graft

  • We found after some experience that it was not difficult to root-graft.

    Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting

    Northern Nut Growers Association