Whip grafting

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Related to Whip grafting: Cleft grafting, Side grafting
tongue grafting, the same as splice grafting, except that a cleft or slit is made in the end of both scion and stock, in the direction of the grain and in the middle of the sloping surface, forming a kind of tongue, so that when put together, the tongue of each is inserted in the slit of the other.
See under Grafting.

See also: Grafting, Whip

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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'Whip grafting' involves joining of the scion and rootstock across their cut surface made at the same angle.
'Cleft grafting', where a cleft cut is made across the center of the rootstock and then a base-sharpened budstick with 1-2 buds is inserted into the cut, is relatively easier to operate compared to whip grafting (Fig.
This is most likely because whip grafting method provides larger union surface than other grafting types as previously stated by Jackson (2008).