Examples of pollinate in a Sentence
The plants are pollinated by bees.
Recent Examples of pollinate from the Web
In the U.S., the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently reviewing neonicotinoids to determine if a ban is warranted in regions where bees pollinate.
Apparently, though, some of my Indian corn pollinated his silver queen, thus the few yellow kernels.
Cabbage thistles can pollinate themselves, producing offspring that are clones of the parents.
To make a long story short—the bees (primarily) pollinate the buckwheat in order to make this honey.
The plants have to be pollinated to produce berries, and the bees didn't do their part.
Insects bind together nearly every ecosystem by pollinating 80 percent of food plants and recycling dead organic matter.
Plants that produce long, tubular flowers typically are pollinated by hummingbirds, butterflies and moths that access nectar with their long tongues.
In Europe, bumblebees and honeybees can be purchased and used to pollinate flowering plants.
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First Known Use of pollinate
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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