Natural vegetative reproduction

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Natural vegetative reproduction

  1. 1. Natural Vegetative Reproduction •Plants reproduce on their own using underground stems, , bulbs, corms, rhi zomes and leaves.
  2. 2. • Underground Stems: Ginger (rhizome)
  3. 3. • Onion
  4. 4. • Potato
  5. 5. • Suckers: producing upright shoots • Heliconia and Banana
  6. 6. • Leaves: Thick and fleshy • Bryophyllum
  7. 7. • Begonia
  8. 8. • African violet
  9. 9. Artificial Vegetative reproduction • Plant parts such as stems, buds and leaves • A man-made way to reproduce plants with certain preferred characteristics.
  10. 10. CUTTING • Also called as plant slip • Stem Cutting • Moist soil must be used and stem should be kept away from direct sunlight for the roots to develop.
  11. 11. CUTTING
  12. 12. CUTTING • Roots • Warning: Acidic Soil and too much water
  13. 13. GRAFTING • Making one part of a plant grow into another plant.
  14. 14. BUDDING • Similar to grafting. The only difference is that only a bud and a small piece of bark is grafted to the stem of the stock plant.
  15. 15. BUDDING • The bud will gradually grow into a new plant with the characteristics of the parent plant. • Generally, fruit trees such as peach and trees that provide shade are suitable for budding.
  16. 16. AIR LAYERING • Making a cut or wound on the stem or large branch of a parent plant to grow another plant. • Used to reproduce plants that take a long time to develop roots. • Plants can be large ad have a little or no leaves at the bottom half of their stems. • Also can be used to reproduce fruit trees, such as guava, woody plants or indoor plants.

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