Definition of pollination
: the transfer of pollen from an anther to the stigma in angiosperms or from the microsporangium to the micropyle in gymnosperms
Recent Examples of pollination from the Web
So, food supplies could be affected if low populations of pollinators prevent proper pollination.
The Ritz-Carlton cruising move comes at a time of what feels like tremendous cross-pollination for travel companies of all kinds.
But this cross-pollination is complicated, and the overlap, for Eddy, brings some contradiction.
Use it as a tool to teach your children about nature and pollination.
A two-mile hike for age 16 and older to identify species and learn about pollination.
Butterflies: Nature’s Festival of Colors A two-mile hike for age 16 and older to identify species and learn about pollination. 9-11 a.m. Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, 230 Bald Eagle Dr., Laurel. 301-497-5887.
Also, high summer temperatures (days in the 90s and nights in the 70s) interfere with pollination.
Almonds, for instance, are completely reliant on honeybee pollination.
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First Known Use of pollination
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Definition of pollination for Students
: the transfer of pollen from a stamen to a pistil of a flower or from a male cone to a female cone
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