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The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation: From Seed to Tissue Culture

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Compiled by two distinguished professors of horticulture, The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation is a must for professionals and students of horticulture. Over 1,100 species and their propagation requirements by seeds, cuttings, grafting and budding, and tissue culture are discussed in exhaustive detail. Essentially a recipe book for making more trees and shrubs, ...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 424 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Timber Press
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Anna
Oct 12, 2012 Anna rated it it was amazing
The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation is an excellent reference guide to have on your shelf if you want to see a summation of the literature on how to start fig cuttings or oak seeds or whatever. I recommend reading the first 90 pages as soon as you get it, since those really give you an idea of the variables that can affect success. Afterward, you can simply dip into the encyclopedia part for whatever plant you're interested in.

The only slight flaw is that I've already found two speci
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Scott
Jun 15, 2016 Scott rated it it was amazing
This is REALLY good. What a great collection of information on the best methods for propagating various woody plants. Twice as long as the first edition, so probably has much more detail. If you want to take existing plants and trees, and make more of them, this is the book for you. Read it once, consult it for years.
Andrea
Jan 11, 2010 Andrea rated it liked it
An invaluable resource for anyone interested in propagation. Fascinating in theory; not so much in practice! (I discovered that I much prefer buying my plants from a grower to creating them myself!)
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