Natural vegetative reproduction

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  1. 1. Natural Vegetative ReproductionPlants reproduce on their own using underground stems, , bulbs, corms, rhi zomes and leaves.
  2. 2. Underground Stems: Ginger (rhizome)
  3. 3. Onion
  4. 4. Potato
  5. 5. Suckers: producing upright shoots Heliconia and Banana
  6. 6. Leaves: Thick and fleshy Bryophyllum
  7. 7. Begonia
  8. 8. African violet
  9. 9. Artificial Vegetative reproduction Plant parts such as stems, buds and leaves A man-made way to reproduce plants with certain preferred characteristics.
  10. 10. CUTTING Also called as plant slip Stem Cutting Moist soil must be used and stem should be kept away from direct sunlight for the roots to develop.
  11. 11. CUTTING
  12. 12. CUTTING Roots Warning: Acidic Soil and too much water
  13. 13. GRAFTING Making one part of a plant grow into another plant.
  14. 14. BUDDING Similar to grafting. The only difference is that only a bud and a small piece of bark is grafted to the stem of the stock plant.
  15. 15. BUDDING The bud will gradually grow into a new plant with the characteristics of the parent plant. Generally, fruit trees such as peach and trees that provide shade are suitable for budding.
  16. 16. AIR LAYERING Making a cut or wound on the stem or large branch of a parent plant to grow another plant. Used to reproduce plants that take a long time to develop roots. Plants can be large ad have a little or no leaves at the bottom half of their stems. Also can be used to reproduce fruit trees, such as guava, woody plants or indoor plants.