Examples of pollinate in a Sentence
The plants are pollinated by bees.
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The entire process—from growing and pollinating to drying, curing and preparing for export—takes around one year.
Friar is said to be self-fruitful, but all such fruits will produce more and bigger fruit if pollinated by another variety.
There’s a strong market for artisanal honey, though, and farmers still need bees to pollinate their crops.
Each species of fig has just one or two wasp species that pollinate it.
And when farmers begin pollinating their crops in February, Mission Beekeeping will have fewer hives to distribute.
Bees were used to pollinate Ventura County’s orange trees, but that industry has been leaving Ventura County over the past 20 years, and Mitchell said much of the bee industry went along with it.
The cocktail avocado, which is the fruit of an un-pollinated avocado blossom that develops without a seed, is slightly smaller (two to three inches in length) and easier to eat.
Ecologists long believed that one species of yucca moth (Tegeticula synthetica) pollinates both kinds of Joshua trees.
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