[NAFEX] Grafting in the Bible
tolenio at sentex.net
Sat Sep 2 17:01:45 EDT 2006
Not really a stretch... Two branches cross, and a natural graft occurs.
People were much more in tune with nature then. Observation was the
In the writings of Cato he mentioned using willow bark for wrapping
grafts. Willow has a very high content of the hormone that causes plants
to callous and heal. A perfect wrap for a graft, when that is all you
Observatins was the key.
On Sat, 02 Sep 2006 11:36:17 -0400, tanis grif <tanisgrif at yahoo.com> wrote:
> A researcher friend says grafting mention goes as far back as the
> ancient Greeks.
> Before that the records are fewer, but I bet older cultures knew about
> it. What
> amazes me is how anyone EVER figured it out! It doesn't take much
> observation &
> logic to learn that some cuttings root easily, but deciding to try
> grafting is a
> bigger stretch. Wow.
> --- Thomas Olenio <> wrote:
>> On Sat, 02 Sep 2006 07:38:09 -0400, Bassem Samaan <>
>> > Grafting goes back thousands of years, and have been mentioned in
>> > chapter 11,
>> Ancient Roman texts, preceeding the new testament of the Bible indicated
>> that grafting was ancient then....
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