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PLANTLETS PLANTLETS Intermediate 1 Biology
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INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION A plantlet is a tiny version of a plant still attached somewhere to its parent plant The plantlets obtain food from the parent plant until they are established
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OBTAINING PLANTLETS OBTAINING PLANTLETS Plantlets can be obtained by different methods: 1. production of plantlets from runners 2. production of leaf plantlets 3. production of plantlets from offsets
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1. PRODUCTION OF 1. PRODUCTION OF PLANTLETS FROM RUNNERS PLANTLETS FROM RUNNERS Some types of plants produce plantlets at the end of ‘horizontal’ stems called runners .
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METHOD OF OBTANING METHOD OF OBTANING PLANTLETS FROM RUNNERS PLANTLETS FROM RUNNERS The plantlet can be ‘pegged down’ into a small pot of compost using wire When the roots are established, the runner is cut close to the new plant and the wire removed
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PRODUCTION OF PLANTLETS PRODUCTION OF PLANTLETS FROM RUNNERS FROM RUNNERS
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2. PRODUCTION OF LEAF 2. PRODUCTION OF LEAF
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