OTHER WORDS FROM pollinationpost·pol·li·na·tion, adjective
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For instance, if the life cycle of a particular plant changes due to warmer temperatures, such as the time of year when it blooms, this can cause some native bees to miss their short pollination window.
What’s more, bats are a vital part of natural ecosystems and play important roles in insect pest consumption, plant pollination and seed dispersal, according to Bat Conservation International.There’s a bat in your house! Here’s what NOT to do.|Allyson Chiu|August 25, 2021|Washington Post
Yet success of the Oxitec mosquitoes in slamming the current pests should not cause some disastrous shortage of food or pollination for natives, Yee says.The U.S.’s first open-air genetically modified mosquitoes have taken flight|Susan Milius|May 14, 2021|Science News
That may have interfered with the pollination of the cotton’s flowers, preventing the plant from reproducing.Modified genes can distort wild cotton’s interactions with insects|Emiliano Rodríguez Mega|February 16, 2021|Science News
He’d even managed to prepare 76 hives for pollination the year before.Bee theft is almost a perfect crime—but there’s a new sheriff in town|Andrew Zaleski|February 9, 2021|Popular-Science
Bats are crucial to the ecosystem, performing extremely valuable jobs like pollination and insect control.
Do you want to see more cross-pollination between Spidey and the other characters in the Marvel universe, like The Avengers?Marc Webb Takes Us Inside ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ and Discusses His Rise to the A-List|Marlow Stern|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What are your experiences, from the practical publishing side, of your diversity of book types and cross-pollination of genres?
The Agriculture Department estimates that insect-pollination directly contributes $20 billion to the U.S. economy annually.
Almond farms in California are especially reliant on bee pollination.
In a few forms that have a very disagreeable odor, pollination is effected by night flying insects.Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller
Every fruit and nut grower should know the simple theory of pollination.Walnut Growing in Oregon|Various
He describes in the Notulae his observations on the ovules and pollination of various Coniferae and Gnetaceae.
Careful study of some fall flower fitted for insect pollination with an insect as pollinating agent.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
To make sure of cross pollination nature has in some cases placed the stamens and pistils in different flowers on the same plant.The First Book of Farming|Charles L. Goodrich
Scientific definitions for pollination
Other words from pollinationpollinate verb
Cultural definitions for pollination
The carrying of pollen grains (the male sex cells in plants) to the female sex cells for fertilization. Pollination can occur between plants when pollen is carried by the wind or by insects such as the honeybee (see cross-fertilization), or within the same plant, in which case it is called self-fertilization.