Stock

Personal Finance, Grapes August 30, 2011 Print Friendly and PDF

In finance: A certificate representing a share of ownership in a company. Stock is the ownership of a corporation represented by shares that are a claim on the corporation's earnings and assets. There are many kinds of stocks, the most widely known being common stock, which usually entitles a stockholder to vote in the election of directors and other corporate matters.

In viticulture: Grape variety used as the underground portion of a grafted vine onto which the scion is grafted. Bred to provide pest resistance and/or adaptability to unfavorable soil or environmental conditions. Also known as a rootstock.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.