[NAFEX] successful bud grafts / temperature

Lucky Pittman lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu
Mon Aug 23 15:54:43 EDT 2004


At 08:47 PM 8/20/2004 -0700, you wrote:
>Stefan,
>
>If the terminal bud has formed, it means that the sap flow has stopped.
>
>In order to get callusing of the bud in its new site, you want actively 
>growing
>stock.

One of the tips the accomplished grafters gave me when teaching me to do 
greenwood budding of nut trees, in July/Aug, was to prune out the terminal 
bud - I'm presuming to remove apical dominance and re-institute 
sapflow/growth, as referenced above.

Lucky




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