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n. - Transfer of microspores from the anther to the stigma of a plant.

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  • Honeybee pollination is also needed to make alfalfa and clover which feeds beef and dairy cattle.
  • So any kind of cross-pollination is likely to lead to new insights or technologies, and, potentially, revolutionary breakthroughs.
  • They want to learn more about pollination, which is how many plants reproduce.
  • Insect-pollination occurs when insects carry the pollen to the female flower parts, as in Figure 6.4.
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