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dogs

Old term (also called hündeln) for digging in the bent vine shoot to form a Absenkers; look there.

Absenker Name for the multiplication result of vines (or other plants) and / or also for the necessary ones previously buried in the earth shoot, Synonyms are turners, offshoots, depositors, foxlings, freshlings, dogs, marbles, newcomers, nicklings and tail vines. The ancient method was already used by the Roman wine authors Columella (1st century AD). Before the phylloxera this was a commonly practiced form of vegetative propagation of vines, especially in dry locations. A long...

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