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A method of grafting in which both stock and scion are cut diagonally and their surfaces are provided with matching tongues which interlock when the graft is tied.
- ‘me understand better the whip and tongue grafting method.’
- ‘One advantage of whip and tongue grafting is that all parts are dormant, whereas T bud grafting in August, both scion and rootstock are growing and much more vulnerable to harm.’
- ‘The ratios were 69.7% in whip and tongue grafting and 43.7 in lateral perforation techniques.’
- ‘Commercial clonal propagation of cultivars is usually via chip budding or whip and tongue grafting onto seedling rootstock.’
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