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Multifunctional Agriculture by Roger Leakey

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Section 5. Strategy and Techniques

This section provides essential information for the implementation of tree domestication. It starts with the presentation of wise strategies for the management of the genetic resource of a species being domesticated by clonal or tree breeding. This includes strategies for the management of the wild resource and gene banks for germplasm conservation; strategies for the use of vegetative propagation; and strategies for clonal selection. These then lead to the wise management of the selection population and the production population.

This is followed by detailed information on the techniques of vegetative propagation using leafy single-node stem cuttings from juvenile stockplants in low-technology, nonmist propagators ...

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