[NAFEX] Grafting in the Bible

rivlife at securenym.net rivlife at securenym.net
Mon Sep 4 03:02:47 EDT 2006

Hello Lon - Mark Lanmon here. Thanks for the non-store-bought recipe for
grafting wax.  I am attaching a digital photo of the Nuosu Yi people that
you are helping.  Thanks, Mark.

On Sun, September 3, 2006 11:01 pm, Lon J. Rombough wrote:
> Here's an old formula for grafting wax:
> One formula for grafting wax that is probably hundreds of years old
> contains one part beeswax, one part plant resin, and sufficient lard or
> tallow to make the wax soft and pliable.  Charcoal is frequently added to
> prevent the sun's rays from hitting the newly joined tissue.  This remains
> a practical formula for home use today. I've seen recipes that used
> linseed oil instead of tallow. -Lon Rombough
> Grapes, writing, consulting, my book, The Grape Grower, at
> http://www.bunchgrapes.com  Winner of the Garden Writers Association
> "Best Talent in Writing" award for 2003.
> On Sep 3, 2006, at 7:25 PM, rivlife at securenym.net wrote:
> Mark Lanmon here.  Whoever copied this ancient accout of grafting below
> is being a help to me.  I am helping a remote people group near Tibet to
> learn grafting.  They will not have grafting tape (or any tape) available
> to them so this home made mixture and technique is more likely something
> they can use.  If anyone else has some advise on non-store-bought
> supplies, I would be very interested.  Thanks, Mark.
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