Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Conservation and multiplication of the useful gene pool of forest trees by means of grafting.

Abstract

Methods of grafting were established which gave up to 95% success rate. Conifers were multiplied by whip grafting and deciduous types by bud grafting. Local species were used as the stocks. The species multiplied included Picea morinda [P. smithiana], a form of P. pungens, P. abies, P. engelmannii, Abies firma, A. concolor, A. alba (and its weeping form), A. cilicica, A. pinsapo and various forms of Fagus sylvatica.