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  • Propagation of Plugs and Liners

    MSU Extension’s floriculture educational and applied research programs help improve greenhouse crop production and business management by providing trusted information on new production techniques and management strategies.


  • Successful poinsettia propagation

    Published on December 19, 2009
    Successful poinsettia propagation begins with high quality cuttings and an ideal rooting environment.

  • Cutting propagation

    Published on December 19, 2008
    In an ideal propagation greenhouse, a grower is able to provide adequate moisture, minimize environmental stresses, prevent diseases and insects, and rapidly root cuttings in well-drained media.

  • Managing photosynthetic light during liner production

    Published on December 19, 2012
    How low is low with light? With a large volume of young plant production occurring during this time, what impact does light have on rooted cutting (liner) production timing and quality?

  • Keeping [geranium cuttings] green

    Published on December 19, 2013
    How to reduce lower-leaf yellowing of geranium cuttings in propagation.

  • Managing the cuttings environment

    Published on December 19, 2006
    In the second article of a 2-part series on cuttings, researchers at North Carolina State, Clemson and Michigan State Universities provide insight on managing temperature and light and preventing diseases during propagation.

  • Getting the most out of cuttings

    Published on December 19, 2006
    Researchers at North Carolina State, Clemson and Michigan State Universities provide insight on handling cuttings from arrival to hardening in the first of this 2-part series.

  • Plug storage

    Published on September 29, 1994
    This 20-page pdf document contains research-based information on storing seeding plugs.

  • Propagating poinsettias

    Published on August 19, 2007
    Poinsettia propagation can be challenging, especially during the summer. Here are some tips to help ensure successful propagation of nonrooted poinsettia cuttings.

  • Growing ornamental seedlings under white LEDs

    Published on November 15, 2018
    Michigan State University researchers discuss the impacts of using white light on plant growth and human vision, as well as energy considerations when growing ornamental seedlings indoors.

  • Managing light during propagation

    Published on June 24, 2005
    Michigan State University research examines how environmental factors - especially light - influence the rooting and growth of vegetative annual cuttings.

  • Propagation pointers

    Published on November 14, 2019
    Propagating ornamental crops is one of the most challenging aspects of production, yet an increasing number of greenhouse growers are doing it themselves. This article provides a brief overview of tips for successful propagation.

  • Indoor propagation

    Published on July 14, 2020
    High-value crops can be propagated indoors, inside refrigerated growth rooms and without sunlight. This article briefly lists some of the important considerations for an indoor propagation facility.