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Unformatted text preview: growing near each other growing near each other to have successful pollination. Apple Seeds Apple If you grew 100 apple If you grew 100 apple trees from the seeds of the same tree, the new apple trees would all be different. Apple trees reproduce from seed much like human families reproduce – even though you and your siblings may have the same parents, you all look a little different. Similarly, apple trees grown from seeds may have the same "parents", but the seedling siblings would all be a little different. So, every apple seed can potentially produce a new variety. This is in part why more than 7,500 apple varieties have been identified worldwide! have To create an apple tree of a particular variety, orchardists graft a twig, called a scion, from the "parent" tree onto a small, scion from young tree termed a rootstock – really rootstock nothing more than a slender whip of a tiny tree with roots. The scion contains buds from which twigs and leaves will eventually grow. The...
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This document was uploaded on 03/10/2014 for the course AGRO 1001 at LSU.

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