Malling rootstock

noun
Mal·​ling rootstock | \ ˈmȯliŋ- \

Definition of Malling rootstock

: any of several rootstocks for fruit trees developed by the East Malling Research Station, Kent, England that are propagated vegetatively and used especially for dwarfing apple trees — see paradise sense 6

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from East Malling Research Station, Kent, England

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“Malling rootstock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Malling%20rootstock. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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