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- 1. Verb. To place a detached branch or bud (scion ) in close cambial contact with a rooted stem (rootstock ) in such a manner that scion and rootstock unite to form a single plant. 2. Noun. Colloquial synonym for scion. See: grafting, graft chimera, graft hybrid.
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- graft union, rootstock, scion, scion-stock interaction, Stock, sucker, understock