Definition of Rootstocks

1. Noun. (plural of rootstock) ¹



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Definition of Rootstocks

1. rootstock [n] - See also: rootstock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rootstocks

rootlessnesses
rootlet
rootlet system
rootlets
rootlike
rootling
rootlings
roots
roots of olfactory tract
roots of trigeminal nerve
rootsier
rootsiest
rootstalk
rootstalks
rootstock
rootstocks (current term)
rootsy
rootwork
rootworm
rootworms
rooty
rootzone
rootzones
rooves
ropa vieja
ropable
ropalic
ropalocytosis
rope
rope's-end

Literary usage of Rootstocks

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1. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "First Lessons in by Asa Gray (1880)
"Instead of leaves, rootstocks buried under ground commonly bear scales, ... Some rootstocks are marked with large round scars of a different sort, ..."

2. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"A square foot of Quack grass sod was selected and excavated to the depth of the rootstocks, about five inches. The soil was carefully washed away from the ..."

3. Gray's Lessons in Botany and Vegetable Physiology by Asa Gray (1875)
"Instead of leaves, rootstocks buried under ground commonly bear scales, ... Some rootstocks are marked with large round scars of a different sort, ..."

4. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"rootstocks: no cluster of • • of tlic developed stems; cauline leaves all closely sessile : Réceptacle ..."

5. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"Their strength has been taken up in the formation of secondary rootstocks and above-ground growth. In other words, the old rootstocks do not live over a ..."

6. Principles of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Bradley Moore Davis (1906)
"Some of the simplest kinds are called rootstocks. Familiar examples are those of some mints, of bloodroot, of Solomon's seal, and of many grasses, sedges, ..."

7. Lessons with Plants: Suggestions for Seeing and Interpreting Some of the by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"CORMS AND rootstocks Fio. 376. Corm of gladiolus. 447. True bulbs are made up of scales. But there are certain bulb-like bodies which are solid throughout. ..."

8. Lessons with Plants: Suggestions for Seeing and Interpreting Some of the by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1897)
"... together) and which, when planted, complete their growth and become merchantable bulbs. LXIX. CORMS AND rootstocks Fio. 376. Corm of gladiolus. 447. ..."

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