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English translation: rootstock nursery

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German term or phrase:Unterlagen-Muttergarten
English translation:rootstock nursery
Entered by: Sarah Bessioud
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21:57 Feb 7, 2012
German to English translations [PRO]
Botany / Obstbau
German term or phrase: Muttergarten
I'm translating a short description about a company that grows apples.

Für 2013 ist weiters die Aufstockung des Unterlagen-Muttergartens auf weitere 6 ha geplant.

I am guessing that the Muttergarten corresponds to the main orchard/cultivation area for the rootstocks but I am not 100% sure. Could somebody confirm this or offer further help? Thanks in advance!
Sarah Bessioud
Germany
Local time: 22:59
rootstock nursery
Explanation:
:o)

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Note added at 9 hrs (2012-02-08 07:42:55 GMT)
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Unterlagen-Muttergarten > rootstock nursery
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Sven Petersson
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Local time: 22:59
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Summary of answers provided
4parent plant nursery
wilp
4rootstock nursery
Sven Petersson
4rootstock gardencasper
4rootstock
Ilse Schwender
3fruit tree nursery
Wendy Streitparth


  

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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
rootstock


Explanation:
I guess you are right.
those definitions I have found:
Muttergarten (3)
Muttergarten , ein Garten, oder eine große Anlage, wo ...
... Sickler zu Klein=Fahnern in Thüringen, zu Anlegung eines Muttergartens, um eine ganze Provinz stets mit guten und ...
Muttergartens zur Verbesserung der Obstkultur so vieler tausend Landes=Inwohner ...
Muttergarten
Anpflanzung von Unterlagsreben, welche Holz zur Veredlung liefern sollen
Gefunden auf http://www.enzyklo.de/Begriff/Muttergart




    Reference: http://www.kruenitz1.uni-trier.de/xxx/m/km11053.htm
Ilse Schwender
Paraguay
Local time: 17:59
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
fruit tree nursery


Explanation:
http://www.kruenitz1.uni-trier.de/xxx/m/km11053.htm

Wendy Streitparth
Germany
Local time: 22:59
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6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Unterlagen-Muttergarten
rootstock garden


Explanation:
Compared to gardens grown on their own roots which can start yielding in one-and-a-half year, therootstock gardens take 6-8 months more since they have to be first planted in the field and then grafted with suitable scion variety after 6 months.
http://www.icar.org.in/files/ar0304/04-HORTICULTURE.pdf


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Note added at 6 hrs (2012-02-08 04:37:35 GMT)
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IOW, the source term Unterlagen-Muttergarden needs to be translated in its entirety.

casper
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9 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
rootstock nursery


Explanation:
:o)

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Note added at 9 hrs (2012-02-08 07:42:55 GMT)
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Unterlagen-Muttergarten > rootstock nursery


    Reference: http://www.grandpasorchard.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/home.sho...
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 22:59
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 day42 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
parent plant nursery


Explanation:
A very common translation for "Mutterpflanze" is also "parent plant". That is the reason why I would suggest Parent Plant nursery which implies all plants that serve as ancestors for the following generations.

Example sentence(s):
  • The only way to get new stock is from roots that have been split from a parent plant,

    Reference: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:C:2...
wilp
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