Discuss the significance of vegetative propagation

Discuss the significance of vegetative propagation.

The significance of vegetative propagation is as follows:

  1. Characters of the parent plant are preserved. A good variety produced can be propagated by vegetative means.
  2. It is a quicker method.
  3. It is an easier and cheaper method of propagation.
  4. It is the only method of reproduction and perpetuation in plants which does not produce viable seeds.
  5. It is easier to get rid of pathogen from any part of the plants by vegetative propagation.
  6. Flowers produced on the scion are much superior in quality.
  7. It is a less expensive method of multiplying plants.