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Graft

An informal term for bribery.
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Because each knitted row has two sets of loops, it is possible to join either the top loops of one row to the top loops of another row or the top loops of one row to the bottom loops of another row, depending on the construction of the piece that is being grafted.
A rootstock might influence the eventual size of a plant, as attested to by my 10-year-old 'Liberty' apple tree, topping out at 8 feet high thanks to the M27 dwarfing rootstock onto which it's grafted.
Decision regarding splinting of grafted area was made depending on the requirement.
The grafted plants were kept in a greenhouse, and the plastic bag was kept in place until the graft's first leaves developed.
Variables selected for inclusion in the propensity score were core patients' characteristics, including age, sex, insulin-dependent diabetes, hypertension, body mass index, left ventricular ejection fraction, previous cardiac surgery, numbers of vessels grafted and extent of coronary disease as previously described.
A bypass graft refers to the artery or vein that is taken from somewhere else in the body and sewn or grafted onto a coronary artery that has become blocked.
In this method, succulent green current-season growth is used as scions that are grafted on the new growth of rootstock variety.
A grafted variety will bear within two to three years, and its characteristics will be true to the variety.
On the other hand, bulk grafting onto fluoropolymers, which scarcely swell in solvents is achieved through front mechanism where grafting front starts at layers close to the surface, then progress inward towards the core of the film by a consecutive diffusion of the monomer solution through the swollen grafted layers [9].
The average area grafted was 7% (range 1 to 18%) Limbs were most commonly involved-28% legs, 26% arms and shoulders, 7% hands, 5% feet, 19% torso and 11% buttocks.
The grafted resins have potential as impact modifiers for polyolefins and engineering resins used in appliance panels, automotive wire harness, and cable jacketing.