The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation

From Seed to Tissue Culture, Second Edition


By Michael A. Dirr

By Charles W. Heuser, Jr.

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Compiled by two distinguished professors of horticulture, The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation is a must for professionals and students of horticulture. Over 1,100 species and their propagation requirements by seeds, cuttings, grafting and budding, and tissue culture are discussed in exhaustive detail. Essentially a recipe book for making more trees and shrubs, this reference is a high-level how-to.


  • “Will go a long way to help you ensure success even with the most difficult-to-germinate seeds.” —Wilmington News Journal


On Sale
Jan 1, 2006
Page Count
424 pages
Timber Press

Michael A. Dirr

Michael A. Dirr

About the Author

Michael A. Dirr is a Professor Emeritus of horticulture at University of Georgia. He is widely acknowledged as one of the leading experts on trees and shrubs for landscapes and gardens. He holds BS and MS degrees in horticulture from Ohio State University and the PhD from University of Massachusetts. Dirr has introduced over 200 woody plants to cultivation and holds 29 patents with the UGA Research Foundation.

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