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Grow Trees The Tree Growers Tool Kit helps people to grow the best trees for their lifestyle. We're developing a set of multi-media resources for tree growers and field workers.

TGTG_CuttingsThe Tree Growers Tool Kit currently contains a set of videos that show people how to:

  • Propagate trees from marcots

  • Propagate trees from buds and grafts

  • Propagate trees from truncheons

  • Propagate trees in non-mist propagators

 

Videos:

These 10 short Training Videos show how trees can be grown from cuttings:

Marcotting

  • Local farmer from PNG demonstrates marcotting of citrus tree in a clear step-wise process. Click here to download.

  • Local farmer from PNG gives a practical demonstration of marcotting a local fruit tree. Click here to download.

  • Local farmer from PNG demonstrates the successful marcotting of an apple using primarily local material. Click here to download.

 

Budding

  • Local farmer from PNG demonstrates budding of two hibiscus bushes to create an interesting ornamental form with two different flower colours on the same shrub. Click here to download.

 

Grafting

  • Local farmer from PNG demonstrates grafting of two hibiscus bushes to create an interesting ornamental form with two different flower colours on the same shrub. Click here to download.

  • Local farmer from PNG demonstrates grafting of an avocado stem, including wrapping the graft to limit damage and increase the likelihood of success. Click here to download.

 

Truncheons

  • Local farmer shows how to take large woody cuttings (truncheons) from an apple tree using primarily local materials. Click here to download.

  • Local farmer shows how to set-up a small village propagator for propagating teak truncheon type cuttings. Click here to download.

 

Non-mist propagators

  • The students at OISCA, in East New Britain Province of PNG, demonstrate the construction and set-up of a new non-mist propagator. Click here to download.

  • Sylvester Kulang, from University of Natural Resources and Environment in East New Britain Province of in PNG, details the methods used to successfully produce cuttings from teak hedge. Click here to download.

 

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