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Current Category » Introduction to Horticulture

Some Defination in Horticulture

Crotch The angel made by the attachment of a branch to the trunk or another branch.
Deheading A severe heading back of major limbs of a tree.
Etuli (coase) Pruning. Removal of large limbs as contrasted to removal of larger number of small branches.
Fine Pruning Removal of small branches or twig over the entire plants, as' contrasted to removal entire plants limbs.
Heading back Removal of the terminal portion of twig or branch.
Heavy pruning Removal of a large amount of wood from the plant. This may be either coarse or fine.
Leader The most prominent and upright branch through the Centre of the tree which tends to .dominate all others.
Prumng. The removal of plant parts for the purpose of increasing the value of the remaining parts.
Scaffold branch The main branches arising difficulty from the trunk of the trees.
Secondary Branches The branches arising from the main branch.
Shoots New growth which bears leaves,
Spur A shoot or twig of limited growth,
Thinning out  Removal of an entire twig or branch at its point of origin.
Training  Modification of from or shape by prunning. 
Trunk The main axis of the plant from ground level to the point of branching.
Twig Shoot growth new or dormant.
Water sprout A very vigours ( usually unbranched ) shoot arising out of, adventitious buds on main scaffold branches, on the leader ; or in the vicinity of large pruning wounds.

Current Category » Introduction to Horticulture