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Layering is a method of plant reproduction by cloning. It involves the division and branching out of a mother plant’s branches without detaching them from that  mother plant. The plant resulting from this procedure is identical to the mother plant. There are  several layering techniques, of which the principal ones are

  • Ground layering              
  • Air layering

Learning goals

  • To understand the process of cloning a plant using layering.
  • To identify the different techniques of layering.

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Ground layering involves the folding of part of the mother plant’s branches, and extending that part to the ground, where it is planted.  The incision in the branch exposes the cambium and…

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