Plants can be propagated by two methods viz through seeds and through vegetative plant parts like stalk roots, suckers, clones, cuttings, etc…
Plants with fewer and poor quality seeds, not suitable for multiplication, are propagated through vegetative parts. Plants capable of producing a large number of quality seeds are multiplied through seeds.
- In both the situations, philosophy is deep rooted.
- Just as some tennis players win grand slams, unseeded!
- For the same reason that some women conceive naturally, others have test-tube babies and still others have to go in for IVF.