(a) What is meant by the term 'artificial propagation of plants'?(b) Name three common methods which are used for the artificial propagation of plants.(c) Name two plants which are usually propagated by artificial propagation methods. Name the method of artificial propagation used in each case.

(a)  Artificial propagation of plants is the man-made technique in which a large number of new plants are cultivated from the mother plant by giving them a suitable environment.

(b) The three common methods of artificial propagation of plants are

cutting, layering and grafting.

(c) Rose plant is cultivated through the method known as cutting; while Jasmine plant is cultivated by layering.


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Updated on: 23-Mar-2023


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