Antonyms for cuttings

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It is by cuttings from these tubers, however, that the plant is mostly propagated.

Season some cuttings of beef with pepper and salt, put some puff paste round the inside of the dish, and lay in the meat.

Grafting may continue as long as the cuttings can be kept dormant.

Varieties on their own roots and stocks are for most part propagated from cuttings.

The cuttings are planted as soon as the ground is warm and dry enough to work.

Naturally it is ignorant of botany, and knows nothing of cuttings.

Plants may be grown from seeds or from bulbs or from cuttings.

It is not enough to select large, fine potatoes for cuttings.

From North Carolina southward these cuttings should be set in rows in the fall.

What qualities are most desirable in a plant from which cuttings are to be taken?