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2 - Bud Storage Process for Malus
3 - Bud Recovery Process for Malus
4 - Bud Cutter Invention
Bud Recovery Process for Malus
Rehydration
Chip bud cut from section
Thin chip bud for optimum recovery
1. Rehydration is accomplished using moist peat moss.
2. Chip bud cut from 35 mm bud section.
3. Thin chip bud for optimum recovery.
2 Chip buds are grafted to rootstock
Bud tying
Top of rootstock is cut after grafting
4. Two chip buds are then grafted to a seedling rootstock.
5. Careful bud tying.
6. Top of rootstock is cut 17 days after chip grafting buds.
Bud emergence and growth
Recovery tests in Greenhouse
7. Bud emergence and growth.
8. Recovery tests in progress in one of the PGRU greenhouses.
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Last Modified: 9/13/2013
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