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Propagation [ BotanyHorticulture ]

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

Synonyms: Multiplication, reproduction, generation, regeneration
     
 
  • The act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production either by natural or artificial means. The process of reproduction.
     
  • In gardening usage, propagation refers to the any method employed to start new plants from parent stock.
 
     
Plant propagation is the art and science of reproducing plants while preserving the unique characteristics of that plant from one generation to the next.
The number of plant may be increased by sexual or asexual means.
     

 

 

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