Embedding Microchips in Ornamental Shrubs (image) American Society for Horticultural Science Caption A microchip is inserted after pruning and drilling the shrub's pith. The microchip is positioned under the higher bud. Credit Photo by Mario Pagano Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.