Definition of Scions
1. Noun. (plural of scion) ¹
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Definition of Scions
1. scion [n] - See also: scion
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Literary usage of Scions
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Palladius On husbondrie: From the unique ms. of about 1420 A.D. in by Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus Palladius, Barton Lodge, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage (1879)
"The scions shall be sette a cubit longe; 128 And there as lande is fatte doo sette hem wide. And thick' and leene lands so that amonge Hem in thi ..."
2. Pear Culture for Profit by Patrick T. Quinn (1869)
"A wedge is then placed in the center of the stock until the scions are ... The stock immediately closes on the scions and keeps the grafts firmly in place. ..."
3. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"The length of the stocks and scions had a marked influence on the growth, the difference in favor of the long stocks and long scions being practically ..."
4. The Suburban Horticulturist, Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"Grafting by Detached scions. 650. Grafting by detached «dons is the most common ... Upwards of forty modes of grafting by detached ligneous scions have been ..."
5. Bulletins of the Agricultural Experiment Station: University of Illinois by Agricultural Experiment Station (1917)
"Ten scions were selected in which these diameters ranged from 4.5 to 7 mm., ... Ten other scions selected had distal inter- node diameters of from 1.75 to 2 ..."
6. The Horticulturist; Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon, Loudon (Jane) (1849)
"Grafting by Detached scions. 650. Grafting by detached scions is the most ... Upwards of forty modes of grafting by detached ligneous scions have been ..."
7. Biennial Report by Oregon Board of Horticulture (1905)
"Rule 7—All trees, plants, grafts, cuttings, buds, or scions may be disinfected by dipping in a solution of three-fourths of a pound of whale oil soap ..."
8. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1873)
"He states that he procured scions of a diseased Horse Chestnut with yellow ... Some time thereafter, upon examining the stocks where the scions had failed, ..."