In Italy, as long as orange trees were propagated by grafts, they were tender; but after many of the trees were destroyed by the severe frosts of 1709 and 1763, plants were raised from seed, and these were found to be hardier and more productive than the former kinds.
Dan tore Brady's uniform open then pulled out a small emergency medical kit and slapped skin grafts over the two wounds.
Take off grafts, and lay them aside in moist earth in a shady place.
All grafting of this kind is done in the propagating house, at any season when grafts are obtainable in a fit state - the plants when operated on being placed in close frames warmed to a suitable temperature.
Shaking with fear for Brady, she watched them cut through the skin grafts and transfuse blood then jump his heart.