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verb as in transplant, splice

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Writer and mangophile Vivek Menezes reckons that the mango was developed in the western state of Goa, where Jesuit priests used existing mango trees to introduce the technique of grafting, already popular in Europe.

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“The shortage of organs for heart transplantation, vascular grafting, and skeletal muscle is staggering,” said Garry.

Grafting an Apple So That It Stays an Apple If you plant an apple seed, its offspring will produce entirely random results.

Now that I am exiled from the political world, it is possible to estimate just how effectually that grafting has been done.

Nursery grafting, or root grafting, is not a success as practiced at present.

Perhaps if more attention were paid to the grafting, fruit would follow.

That was not the true Gordon, but rather the grafting of a new character on the original stem of Spartan simplicity and heroism.

Grafting is when you try short approaches over the pergola in somebody else's garden, and break the best tulip.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grafting, such as: implant, affix, propagate, insert, join, and plant.

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