layerage


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lay·er·ing

 (lā′ər-ĭng) also lay·er·age (-ĭj)
n.
The process of rooting branches, twigs, or stems that are still attached to a parent plant, as by placing a specially treated part in moist soil.

layerage

(ˈleɪərɪdʒ)
n
(Horticulture) horticulture layering

lay•er•ing

(ˈleɪ ər ɪŋ)

n.
1. the wearing of lightweight or unconstructed garments one upon the other, as for style or warmth.
2. a method of propagating plants by causing their shoots to take root while still attached to the parent plant.
[1920–25]
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Plant Propagation--The practice of producing new plants that may be asexual means, such as division, graftage, cuttage, layerage, etc.
7) The woody part of a plant which has been propagated by tip layerage.