Examples of pollinate in a Sentence
The plants are pollinated by bees.
Recent Examples of pollinate from the Web
Then sit back and watch butterflies and hummingbirds pollinate up close and personal all summer long.
Honeybees are imports from Europe brought in as agricultural workers to pollinate crops.
The City Beautiful’ on his fruit and vegetable groves, where honeybees pollinated the crops.
In the meantime, there are a few ways non-robots can help out the bees as well, such as by cutting back on your lawn mowing to give bees more time to pollinate or by reducing your use of pesticides.
Pollak said Alice will be on display through Wednesday and then placed back in the collection, but there are no plans to pollinate it again.
In May, every tree was still out there pollinating.
But lo and behold, on the very next page is a six-step hand-pollination primer so simple and straightforward that a child not only could do it, but would probably have to be restrained from hand-pollinating every plant in the garden.
According to Inhabitat, there are 3.5 million fewer beehives in the United States than there were in 1947, a frightening decline given bees pollinate one out of every three bites of food.
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POLLINATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pollinate for English Language Learners
: to give (a plant) pollen from another plant of the same kind so that seeds will be produced
POLLINATE Defined for Kids
Definition of pollinate for Students
- Bees are pollinating the clover.
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