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The American fruit culturist, containing directions for the propagation and culture of fruit trees, in the nursery, orchard, and garden, with descriptions of the principal American and foreign varieties, cultivated in the United States online

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Shanking, a diseased shrivelling of the foot-stalks of grapes.

Shorten-in, to cut off more or less of the outer parts of shoots.

Spongiole, the minute spongy extremity of a fibrous root.

Sport, an unusual departure or variation in a new seedling.

Spur, a short stubby shoot bearing fruit or fruit-buds.

Standard, a fruit, tree in open ground, or not trained to a wall or
trellis.

Stock;, seedling tree, which supports the inserted bud or graft.

Stop, to pinch or cut off the point of a shoot, to prevent its further
extension in growth.

Strike, to emit roots.

Tap-root, the main or central descending root.

Trellis, an upright, flat frame, for training fruit trees and grapes
upon its face.

Wilding, a natural seedling.

Worky a term applied to the budding or grafting of trees.



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Online LibraryJohn Jacobs ThomasThe American fruit culturist, containing directions for the propagation and culture of fruit trees, in the nursery, orchard, and garden, with descriptions of the principal American and foreign varieties, cultivated in the United States → online text (page 31 of 31)