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Nickling

Synonym for sinker; see there.

Term for the propagation result of vines (or other plants) and/or also for the shoot previously buried in the soil. Synonyms for this method include cuttings, offshoots, cuttings, fanning, fresh shoots, dogs, marbles, newcomers, nicklings and tail vines. This ancient method was already described by the Roman wine writer Columella (1st century AD). Before the phylloxera plague, this was a frequently practised form of vegetative propagation of vines, especially in dry locations. A long shoot of a vine is lowered to the ground and...

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