STUDENT EVALUATION SHEET FOR

AIR LAYERING -THEORY
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Answer the following Questions:
1. What is Air layering?
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2. What are some safety procedures to follow when air layering?
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3. List the tools and equipment needed to perform simple air layering
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4. In your own words briefly list the steps involved in air layering Step One: _____________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Step Two: _____________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Step Three: _____________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Step Four: _____________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Step Five: _____________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Step Six: _____________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Step Seven: _____________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Step Eight: _____________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Step Nine: _____________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ 5. Why is the cambium layer scraped after the bark is removed during air layering? _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ __ .

e. A branch from a healthy plant is selected. Place an X next to the operation if it was not carried out. using a sharp budding knife two circular cuts are made on the stem at 3c. A third cut is then made to join both circular cuts and the bark of the stem is removed. The chosen stem is girdled i.m apart.EVALUATION SHEET FOR PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATION OF AIR LAYERING Name of Student __________________________________________ Name of person observing/ evaluating_________________________________________ Date: Place a tick next to the operation if it was carried out. The exposed layer is covered with rooting hormone using a paint brush. Stems of pencil size thickness or larger are best and removed any leaves that are present. The cambium layer is gently scraped at the exposed region. . The plastic polythene bag is then wrapped around the cocoa moss and tied at both ends with string. Moistened cocoa moss is applied around the exposed area.

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