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1 Virgil says, Georgics ii. 14:
"Pars autem posito surgunt de semine; ut altæ
Castaneæ nemorumque Jovi quæ maxime frondet."
2 This method of reproduction is seldom or never employed; plants or cuttings only being used for the purpose.
3 Besides which, it is doubtful if they will reproduce the variety, the seed of which was originally sown.
4 In some cases, they are more particularly liable to disease—the apple, for instance.
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