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TYPES OF CUTTINGS

 

LEAF CUTTINGS - must form both adventitious shoots and roots
                             (except leaf bud).
a) leaf bud
b) leaf petiole
c) leaf blade
d) leaf section

STEM CUTTINGS - must form adventitious roots
a) hardwood

b) semi-hardwood

c) soft or greenwood

d) herbaceous

hardwood 
       semi-hardwood,
softwood 
or herbaceous
e) cane
    leafless stem

f) rhizome
    underground stem

canerhizome 
g) tuber
    underground storage stem
tuber

ROOT CUTTINGS
must form adventitious shoots

root section

           tuberous root