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What are the methods of artificial vegetative reproduction?


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Artificial reproduction/propagation is the creation of new life by other than the natural means available to an organism. Examples include artificial inseminationin vitro fertilizationcloning and embryonic splitting, or cleavage.

Cutting plants' stems and placing them in compost is also a form of artificial reproduction. We can grow many plants from one plant by using the man-made methods. The process of growing many plants from one plant by man-made methods is called artificial propagation of plants. A number of methods of artificial propagation of plants are used in agriculture (for raising crops), and horticulture (cultivation of vegetables, fruits and flowers). The three common methods for the artificial propagation of plants are:

  1. Cuttings,
  2. Layering, and
  3. Grafting

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